“Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys”
The library has received a $3,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to host a five-part reading and discussion series titled “Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys.”
All sessions will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Room 201 of the Mulva Library and the materials will be provided by the grant.
Upcoming Readings & Discussion Leaders
Feb. 11, 2014
“The Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life” by Ingrid Mattson. Discussion led by Thomas Bolin (Religious Studies).
April 8, 2014
“Rumi: Poet and Mystic” edited and translated by Reynold A. Nicholson. Discussion led by Mara Brecht (Religious Studies).
Past Readings & Discussions Leaders
Sept. 24, 2013
“The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam” by F. E. Peters. Discussion led by Thomas Bolin (Religious Studies).
Oct. 22, 2013
“Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction” by Jonathan A.C. Brown. Discussion led by Dr. Mara Brecht (Religious Studies).
Nov. 12, 2013
“The Art of Hajj” by Venetia Porter. Discussion led by Marcella O’Malley (Center for International Education) and Hussam AlMohrab, a St. Norbert College senior from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dec. 3, 2013
Film: “The Koran by Heart” directed by Greg Barker. Discussion led by Marcella O’Malley (Center for International Education) and Julie Massey (Mission & Ministry).