Community Events

The Shi’i-Sunni Divide in History and Islamic Politics Today

Thursday, October 3, 2019
12 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Iversen Hearth Room (room 340), Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN

Presentation by Shaherzad Ahmadi, Ph.D.

South Metro Interfaith Community
Speaker and Discussion Series: Religious Law

Monday, October 28, 2019
6:45 – 8:30 p.m.
Burnsville Mosque
1351 Riverwood Drive, Burnsville, MN

Samir Saikali, Imam at Al-Salam Mosque in Maplewood, will speak on Sharia Law, and Steven J. McMichael, OFM Conv, Professor at the University of St. Thomas will speak on Christian law.

There will be time for questions and discussion.

The second of this 2-part series, in early December, will present Jewish and Hindu law traditions.

For questions, please contact Paula (pnordhem@icloud.net)

Hope to see you there!

Working on a Razor’s Edge: The Creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Monday, November 4, 2019
7 – 9 p.m.
McNeely Hall (MCH), room 100
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
2060 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN

Free and open to the public

The Early Days of India’s Independence Movement and Its Religious Dimensions

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
12 – 1:10 p.m.
Iversen Hearth Room (room 340), Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN

Free and open to the public