Description: The Towards Sacred Activism workshop will delve into the basis and pre-requisites of activism according to Islamic sacred law, and provide suggestions regarding fortifying one’s positions within an Islamic framework while engaged in activism circles that are primarily driven by secular sensibilities. The workshop will specifically discuss parameters when engaging pro-LGBTQ proponents and organizers.
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Dawud Walid is member of the Michigan Muslim Community Council’s Scholars and Imams board, a senior fellow at Auburn Seminary based in New York and the executive director of CAIR-MI. He previously served as an imam at Masjid Wali Muhammad in Detroit and the Bosnian American Islamic Center in Hamtramck, MI. He is the author of the books Towards Sacred Activism and Blackness and Islam.
General admission: $60
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