Events

The Art of Disagreement

Sep 28

time7:30 - 10:00pm

location All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS Center) 46903 Sugarland Rd. Sterling, VA 20164 United States

Free

2017-09-28 19:30:00 2017-09-28 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles The Art of Disagreement Can our disagreements be more fruitful and less divisive? We live in an age marked by contentious debate not only about politics, but also about even more fundamental commitments, such as our varied philosophical and theological approaches and even our understanding of science and the arts. Join us for what promises to be an enlightening evening with talks by Caner Dagli and Zaid Shakir, followed by an on-stage conversation, about how we can arrive at disagreement without disengagement. Watch the event live on the Renovatio website. Thanks to the ADAMS Center for generously hosting this event. All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS Center) 46903 Sugarland Rd. Sterling, VA 20164 United States Zaytuna College

Can our disagreements be more fruitful and less divisive? We live in an age marked by contentious debate not only about politics, but also about even more fundamental commitments, such as our varied philosophical and theological approaches and even our understanding of science and the arts. Join us for what promises to be an enlightening evening with talks by Caner Dagli and Zaid Shakir, followed by an on-stage conversation, about how we can arrive at disagreement without disengagement.

Watch the event live on the Renovatio website.

Thanks to the ADAMS Center for generously hosting this event.

speakers

Zaid Shakir

Zaid Shakir is co-founder and senior faculty member of Zaytuna College. He has taught courses in Arabic, Islamic spirituality, contemporary Muslim thought, Islamic history and politics, and Shafi'i fiqh. He is regularly included as one of the Western world's most influential Muslims in The Muslim 500.

Caner Dagli

Caner Dagli is an associate professor of religious studies at College of the Holy Cross, specializing in Qur'anic studies, interfaith dialogue, and philosophy. An editor of The Study Quran, he was among the 138 Muslim signatories of the 2007 letter A Common Word Between Us and You, an appeal to Christian world leaders for peace and cooperation between Christians and Muslims.