Women in Islam

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March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Lamb Room

This presentation by Aida Mansoor discusses the role of Muslim women within the faith and the stereotypes surrounding women in Islam. It highlights women mentioned in the tradition as well as some contemporary Muslim women and how women are addressed in the Qur’an.

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Aida Mansoor has been doing presentations about Islam since 1999. She is committed to building bridges of understanding and was President of the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut which is a non-profit dedicated to this purpose. She is a board member of the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding and has been awarded the Human Relations Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice in 2011.

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Date:
March 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Organizer

Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Lamb Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003