Scholar discusses violence and Islam

The Selkirk College Mir Lecture Series welcomed Dr. Amir Hussain to Nelson’s Civic Theatre last week.

The Selkirk College Mir Lecture Series welcomed Dr. Amir Hussain to Nelson’s Civic Theatre last week for a discussion titled “A Muslim Scholar of Islam Responds to Muslim Violence.”

More than 200 people came out to the event to hear the Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles) faculty member who is considered an authority on subject in North America.

The lecture and discussion was part of Hussain’s week in the West Kootenay where he also taught the Peace 224: Introduction to Islam course in Castlegar for current students and community members.

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