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The First United Church 2018 Lenten Lectures “Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God” will be with Dr. Amir Hussain.
Dr. Amir Hussain, a Canadian Muslim, is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, the Jesuit university in Los Angeles. He teaches courses on Islam and world religions, and specializes in the study of contemporary Muslim societies in North America. From 2011 to 2015, Amir was the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, the premier scholarly journal for the study of religion.
He is the author of several books, including Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God (Woodlake Books, 2006) and Muslims and the Making of America (Baylor University Press, 2016). Amir has taught numerous courses at the Naramata Centre, and is an adherent member of Trinity–St. Paul’s United Church in Toronto.
The first lecture is Friday, March 16 at 7:00 PM. Saturday lectures are at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM. and 1:30 PM
Registration is $75 which includes lunch and wellness breaks.Payment may be made by mailing in a cheque or by credit card via PayPal.
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