a community of lovers
Join Rumi’s Circle and St. Ethelburga’s for an evening with Dr Omid Safi, to discuss Spiritual Activism: Love and Justice in our Times.
Faith communities find themselves under assault on multiple fronts: rise of racist groups in US and Europe, Muslim extremist groups such as ISIS, and a breakdown of many models of liberalism. What are some resources of love and justice that Islam offers in equipping us with a sense of spiritual activism in confronting these serious challenges?
Saturday 7th Jan, 6pm
£10 on the door, limited concessions available
St Ethelburga’s, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG
Dr Omid Safi is an award-winning teacher and speaker of contemporary Islamic issues. He is currently the Director of Duke University Islamic Studies Center, North Carolina, specializing in contemporary Islamic thought and classical Islam. Omid has been among the most frequently sought speakers on Islam in popular media, and his weekly column, On Being, appears every Thursday. He leads an educational tour every summer to Turkey, to study the rich multiple religious traditions there.
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