April 2009 events at Princeton University

Presented by

Muslim Life Program in the Office on Religious Life
@ Princeton University

Questions? e-mail ssultan@princeton.edu

Thursday April 2
REFLECTIONS ON ISLAMIC FINANCE AND THE GLOBAL RECESSION

–Lecture by Umar F. Moghul, Esq.
Partner, Islamic Finance & Investment, Murtha Cullina LLP
Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut
5.30 PM, West Room in Murray-Dodge

Friday April 10
THE SPIRITUAL ART OF ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY

Presentation by Aishah Holland
Renowned Master Calligrapher
5.30 pm, Bendheim Center for Finance


Tuesday April 14
IS THE SHARIAH OPPRESSIVE?  ISLAMIC LAW IN THE MODERN WORLD

Lecture by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
Scholar of Islamic Law
Educational Director of Seekers Guidance
5.30 pm, Frist Campus Center 307

Thursday April 23
NEW BEGINNINGS: THE ROLE OF AMERICAN MUSLIMS IN OBAMA’S PUBLIC POLICY

Lecture by Dr. Ingrid Mattson
Director, McDonald Center for Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations
President, Islamic Society of North America
4.30 pm, 10 East Pyne

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A Young Muslim’s Guide to a Spiritual Life

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A Young Muslim’s Guide to a Spiritual Life

Imam Mohamed Magid

Weekend of March 7­8, 2009

Princeton University – Bendheim Library

26 Prospect Avenue, Princeton NJ 08544

Questions? Email ssultan@princeton.edu

SATURDAY March 7th

11 AM: Brunch

MORNING SESSION

12-2 PM: Provisions for the Journey to Allah

Building blocks for a successful spiritual life

2-3 PM Dhur and break

AFTERNOON SESSION

3-5 PM: Gender Relations and Marriage

What are proper gender relations? What to look for in a spouse? Initiating and maintaining a healthy marriage

5-6:30PM Asr, dinner break, and Maghrib

EVENING SESSION

6:30-8:30 PM: Preparing for the Obstacles Ahead

Issues of dealing with temptations, peer pressure, trials

8:30 PM: ‘Isha and conclusion

SUNDAY March 8th

11 AM—12 PM: Brunch

12-2 PM: Living Islam in a Non-Muslim Society

Friendships, dawah, responsibilities, civic engagement, life after college

2 PM Dhur

2:30—4 PM Open Q & A

Ask ethical or theological questions of any type

4 PM ‘Asr and Conclusion

Imam Magid studied at the hand of his father and other notable scholars, gaining ijaza in several disciplines, including Ghazali’s Ihya-Uloom-al-Deen.

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