Islam Vs. Culture w/ Usd. Ubaydullah Evans
Date(s) - 08/17/2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
We are thrilled to welcome back Ustd. Ubaydullah Evans for our upcoming intensive “Islam vs. Culture.” Over the course of 4 hours, we’ll explore the implications of Islam in our current cultural context here in America. The content will reference the article “Islam and the Cultural Imperative” by Dr. Umar F. Abdullah and feature Ustd. Ubaydullah’s unique take on what an “American” Islam looks and feels like.
The event will feature lecture blocks, break-out groups, and ampel time for Q&A and dialogue!
**NOTE: Tickets are prices to help us cover the cost of the event & refreshments! If you are unable to pay, please DM us on FB. We will do our best to sponsor seats for whoever wishes to join, iA!**
About Ubaydullah Evans:
Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans is ALIM’s first Scholar-in-Residence. He converted to Islam while in high school. Upon conversion, Ustadh Ubaydullah began studying some of the foundational books of Islam under the private tutelage of local scholars while simultaneously pursuing a degree in journalism from Columbia.
Since then he has studied at Chicagoland’s Institute of Islamic Education (IIE), in Tarim, Yemen, and Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, where he is the first African-American to graduate from its Shari’a program.
Ustadh Ubaydullah also instructs with the Ta’leef Collective and the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) at times.