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Editor's Pick An Open Forum on Islam

An Open Forum on Islam; Thursday, November, 7, 2013

Thursday  7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Calvary Church is hosting an open discussion exploring many of the most commonly misunderstood elements of Islamic life, such as sharia law, jihad, and the status of women, at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at the church parish hall at 27 Church St. in Stonington Village. Guest speakers will include Mongi Dhaouadi, executive director of the Connecticut Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Rama Majzoub, teacher at the Islamic Center of New London and graduate of the University of Damascus, and other members of the local Muslim community. The speakers will present their views on Islam and on what it means to be a Muslim-American, while welcoming frank and open questions from the audience. The event is free and open to the public.

Location:
Calvary Church
27 Church Street
Stonington, CT 06378

Cost:
Free

Contact:
860-599-4570

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