February Lecture Series: "The Arabian Blacks, the Dark Faces of Arab & Islamic History"

Feb. 1, 2015, 1 p.m.

Classes & Workshops

560 Fayetteville Rd, SE Atlanta, GA 30316

Event Description

Join Faith Institute and Ustadh Abdullah bin Hamid Ali of Zaytuna College and LAMPPOST Education Initiative for an informative lecture on "The Arabian Blacks" and more

Abdullah bin Hamid Ali is a senior faculty member of Zaytuna College specializing in Islamic Law and Legal Philosophy. He is a lifelong student of the Islamic tradition being born to Muslim parents having begun a serious study of Islam in his early teens. He attended Temple University for 2 years (1995-1997) prior to pursuing studies that culminated in a 4-year collegiate license (ijaza ‘ulya) from the prestigious Al-Qarawiyin University of Fes, Morocco (1997-2001). He has also served as adjunct professor of Arabic at UC Berkeley (2013), and adjunct professor of Intro to Islam at the Graduate Theological Union (2014). He holds a BA (ijaza ‘ulya) in Islamic Law (Shar’ia) from the prestigious Al-Qarawiyin University of Fez, Morocco, an MA in Ethics & Social Theory from the Graduate Theological Union, and is involved in PhD dissertation work in Cultural & Historical Studies of Religion at the Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley).

Edit This Event Last Edited By: Shahidah Sharif on Jan. 29, 2015, 1:47 p.m.