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Introduction to Islam: Some Basic Concepts – A One Geographic Region First Friday Presentation

Dr. Ligia Domenech

Dr. Ligia Domenech

Dr. Ligia Domenech will introduce some of the basics of the history and the beliefs in Islam. This presentation will begin with Muhammad’s story and then learn about the Sunni/Shia division, the Qur’an, the Five Pillars, the view of women, the meaning of the veil, and the meaning of jihad.

This presentation is free and open to faculty, staff and students.

Date and Time

Friday, November 4, 2016
2:00 to 4:00 pm

Location

Lawrence Campus
Dimitry (L) Building
Room L-244

More Information

For for sign language interpreting, access requests, questions, or for further event information, please contact the host of this event, Barbara Stachniewicz, at 978-556-3332 or by email at bstachniewicz@necc.mass.edu

About First Friday’s at NECC: One of the many joys of higher education is the opportunity to learn new things! Join us on the First Friday of each month as a part of NECC’s One Geographic Region program. We are focusing on the Middle East. All of these activities are free and are open to NECC faculty, staff, and students.