Thursday, May 17th 2018, 7:00pm to Friday, May 18th 2018, 9:00pm
Join ABSW for two nights of interreligious reflection on themes of Sacrifice (May 17) and Mercy (May 18). Featured speakers from the GTU include Deena Aranoff, Mahjabeen Dhala, Rita Sherma, Cogen Bohanic, and LeAnn Snow Flesher. Lectures begin each evening at 7 pm.
CIS is pleased to announce that Carol Bier, Historian of Islamic Art and CIS Research Scholar, will be presenting a lecture at the Hillside Club in Berkeley (2286 Cedar Street) on Impressions of Uzbekistan: From Remnants of the Old Silk Road to Seismic Modernism.
The arts once represented Islamic tradition as much as theology and law, but today the arts have sadly been neglected. In an age when Muslims increasingly feel compelled to clarify, and even defend, their faith, can we rely again on the arts to communicate the beauty and truth of revelation?