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Muslim Journeys Program in April at Central Library

posted Mar 15, 2013, 3:03 PM by Interfaith WS

The Forsyth County Public Library presents “Muslim Journeys,” a series of three Sunday afternoon programs in April at the Central Library Auditorium on Fifth Street. 

April 7, at 2 p.m. - What is Islam? A presentation on the origins, history and basic beliefs of Islam. Presented by Imam Khalid Griggs of the Community Mosque of Winston-Salem.

April 14, at 2 p.m. - Koran by Heart. Movie program. This film follows the story of three young people as they train and then compete in the annual International Holy Koran Competition in Cairo. Introduced by Dr. Marlin Adrian, Professor of Religion at Salem College.

April 21, at 2 p.m. - Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World. Movie program. This film explores the richness of Islamic art, from ornamented palaces and mosques to the beauty of ceramics and paintings. Introduced by Dr. Chanchal Dadlani, Assistant Professor of Art History at Wake Forest University.