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The Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy Hosts Ramadan Dinner with Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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2009-09-13 01:23:42     
Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy

The Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy (CSID) cordially invites you to our Annual Ramadan Iftaar Dinner:

Before it's too late:

Peace and Reconciliation between Shias and Sunnis

What can American Muslims do to unite Muslims and bring peace and reconciliation among Sunnis and Shias?

Keynote Speaker:

Prof. Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

6:45 PM - 9:30 PM

Iftaar at 7:00 PM and Program starts at 8:00 PM

at the Afghan Restaurant

2700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA - (703) 548-0022

Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr, one of the world's leading experts on Islamic science and spirituality, is University Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University. He is one of the most important and foremost scholars of Islamic, Religious and Comparative Studies in the world today. Author of over fifty books and five hundred articles which have been translated into several major Islamic, European and Asian languages, Professor Nasr is a well known and highly respected intellectual figure both in the West and the Islamic world. An eloquent speaker with a charismatic presence, Nasr is a much sought after speaker at academic conferences and seminars, university and public lectures and also radio and television programs in his area of expertise. Possessor of an impressive academic and intellectual record, his career as a teacher and scholar spans over four decades. Professor Nasr is the author of numerous books including Man and Nature: the Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man (Kazi Publications, 1998), Religion and the Order of Nature (Oxford, 1996) and Knowledge and the Sacred (SUNY, 1989).

Purchase your ticket online (at: https://secure.entango.com/donate/RbrYc7gYmEk), or fill out the form below and send it with your payment/check to: CSID, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 601, Washington DC, 20036, no later than 5 PM Monday Sept. 14, 2009.

Specialized in: Democracy - Islam
URL: https://www.csidonline.org
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