Interfaith Meeting at IHW: Q&A about the Islamic Faith
June 7, 2013- Professor Martyn Smith from Lawrence University, Wisconsin with some of his Islamic Studies students participated at Friday prayer last Friday. Following the prayer, they met with Imam Elahi and discussed some of the misunderstood teachings of Islam in the West.
Issues like women rights, democracy, human rights, jihad, Muslims-Christians relations, the difference between culture and religion, the danger of religious extremism and importance of dialogue between cultures and various faiths were among the topics of conversation.
Dr. Mohammad Ajjour and Dr. Talal Turfe participated in this interfaith meeting.