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Approaching Islam, Approaching Difference

October 2, 2019
7:00 pm

Brooks Memorial Library

The Qur’an states that God created differences not only as a test for humanity but also as a path toward self-knowledge. Marlboro College professor Amer Latif considers how the Qur’an frames the perennial problem of living more harmoniously in a diverse world.

Underwriter: Carole and Geof Gaddis

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Amer Latif has given a number of talks about making connections across religious difference; he also talks with Wendy O’Connell about emigrating from Pakistan in the early 1990s.

• Talk at Landmark College: “Only God is Good: Islam Through the Words of Jesus”
• Talk at Marlboro College: “An Islamic Christmas Tree? What Developments in Cognitive Science Teach Us About Making Peace”
• Amer Latif’s co-written blog, A Cross Cultural Inquiry into Religious Understanding

•Conversation with Wendy O’Connell for Brattleboro Community TV:


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Starr LaTronica
(802) 254-5290


Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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