Should religions focus on preaching issues of morality? Or can Scotland's major religions become a voice for the voiceless and speak up for the most vulnerable in our society?
With Islamic theologian Shaykh Ruzwan Mohammed of the Solas foundation, Cultural adviser to the Vatican Professor John Haldane, convener of the Church of Scotland's Church and Society Council Reverend Sally Foster-Fulton, and Edinburgh Secular Society spokesman Neil Barber.
Tuesday, 24th Sep 2013
14:01:00 to 17:01:00
House of Lords
Key note speakers the Most Rev and Rt Hon Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Justin Welby, The Rev Sheikh Ruzwan Mohammed and The Rev Rabbi Dr Naftali Brawer will be joined by specialist financial practitioners to discuss the faith perspective on ethical finance and propose future areas of co-operation.
Organised by the Islamic Finance Council in association with the Cambridge inter-faith Programme at the Universtity of Cambridge and the Arab Financial forum.
Saturday, 16th Feb 2013
18:01:00 to 01:01:00
Location: Macrobert lecture theatre, Macrobert building, Kings Campus, University of Aberdeen. AB25 5UA
Sh Ruzwan speaking be speaing at this event on the most misunderstood concept in Islam. War and Jihad. Through a contextual reading of the events surrounding the two battles of Uhud and Khandaq, the lecture will uncover the real objective of these events and the false dialectic of the clash of civilisations and through it the misapropriation of the word 'Jihad' by contemporary extremists.
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