Upcoming Webinar: Islam 101

Islam 101
February 10, 2018 
Where:  Online
Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST
Presenter: Dr. Ihsan Bagby, Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Kentucky
Note:  Webinar URL will be emailed out the day before the webinar

The first half of this webinar will cover the basic beliefs and practices of Islam, highlighting the similarities and differences with Christianity and Judaism.  The second half will explore present day issues such as terrorism, Shari’ah, Islamophobia and the typical stereotypes of Islam and Muslims.

Dr. Ihsan Bagby is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Kentucky.  His research focuses on the Muslim community in America, the American mosque and the African American Muslim community.  He has conducted two comprehensive studies of mosques in America in 2000 and 2010, resulting in multiple publications on the state of Islam in America.  Presently he is working on two articles on giving in mosques and on mosque governance; he is also working on a book-length congregational study of a mosque.  He is active in the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and the Cooperative Congregational Studies Partnership (an interfaith association of religious researchers).  He is a research fellow in the Institute of Social Policy and Understanding.  He is a board member of Islamic Seminary Foundation and the Muslim Alliance of North America (MANA).

On-site or online: $10 per log-in
(no limit to the number of participants)
Register at www.lextheo.edu/webinar-series

CONTACT Deena Ainslie
(859) 280-1212 or dainslie@lextheo.edu