Newsletter 177
Newsletter 177
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Newsletter 177
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New Jersey city to allow public adhan

February 20, 2020
The adhan is the call to announce that it is time for a particular obligatory Salah (ritual prayer). Muslims in Paterson, New Jersey, will be allowed to recite the Adhan publicly thanks to a new ordinance. Under the new ordinance, currently being discussed by the city council, mosques...
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Muslim advocates demand Bloomberg apologize for NYPD spying program

February 21, 2020
Calls are growing for Mayor Mike Bloomberg to apologize for his role in the New York Police Department’s long-running warrantless surveillance of area Muslims, which has seen...
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Orthodox Jewish schools: They won’t teach LGBT lessons

February 20, 2020
Rabbis representing Britain’s main Orthodox communities have told the government that their schools cannot discuss LGBT-related issues with pupils. According to the Jewish Chronicle...
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Recent Publications

Approaches to the Qur'an in Contemporary Iran

Publisher: Oxford University Press (July 18, 2019)
Edited by Alessandro Cancian
Approaches to the Qur'an in Contemporary Iran explores the importance of the Qur'an in the religious, artistic, political, and intellectual discourses in modern and contemporary Iran from the nineteenth century to the present. The chapters included in the volume have been written by some of the most authoritative specialists in the modern history of Iran. Their contributions span a wide range of subjects and themes, covering such varied ground as the examination of the trends in Qur'anic exegesis that are currently prominent in Iran, the use of Qur'anic...
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Courses & Conferences
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Paradigms of Leadership

Lecture Series | By Cambridge Muslim College
Cambridge Muslim College (CMC) now offers a new Online Learning Platform providing exclusive access to Lecture Series and Courses.
Muslim history brims with detailed accounts of incredible leaders. Some are better known than others but they all demonstrated a range of beautiful leadership qualities that we can learn from today...
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Political Theology in Christianity and Islam

March 19, 2020 | Auburn, Australia
CISAC/ISRA cordially invites you to the upcoming Theory Time series, Political Theology in Christianity and Islam. As a continuation of the previously covered comparative theology (delivered by Francis X Clooney of Harvard Divinity School in the last Theory Time series)...
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International Conference on “Society and Culture in the Muslim World”

May 30-31, 2020 | Tehran, Iran
Following the international conference on 'Social Policy in the Islamic World' in May 2018, Allameh Tabataba'i University has the pleasure to announce the second conference on “Society...
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Early Career Researcher Workshop: “STEMM and Belief in Diverse Contexts”

June 29-30, 2020 | Stellenbosch, South Africa
We invite expressions of interest to participate in the fully-funded, STEMM and Belief in Diverse Contexts Early Career Researcher Workshop...
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Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

Call for Papers | Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2020
The aim of this 3rd ANU Religion Conference is to explore the various phenomena related to religion and migration; the political and social transitions impacting upon the transnational religiosity of contemporary communities. We welcome proposals for individual papers...
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Islamic Projects
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Furqaan Project

The mission of Furqaan Project is to deliver a FREE copy of the English Translation of the Message of the Quran to every household, every hospital room, every hotel room, and other group residential facilities such as retirement homes, college dormitories, etc. in the United States. Furqaan Project is the crown jewel of the Al-Furqaan Foundation amongst various projects of Al-Furqaan Foundation. We have new initiatives...
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