[Blueboard] ASSALAMU ALAYKUM: Muslim Voices for Peace, A Dialogue-Forum on Islam as a Resource for Peace (Th, 08 February 2018)

Office of Campus Ministry [LS] campusministry.ls at ateneo.edu
Fri Feb 2 16:22:01 +08 2018


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*The Dialogue-Forum*

With Islam increasingly becoming associated with violence and religious
extremism largely by militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),
one conveniently forgets one of the core teachings of this rich faith
tradition—*peace*. "Assalamu Alaykum" which Muslims use to greet each other
as part of their etiquette literally means "Peace be unto you." A
revisiting of basic and authentic Islamic knowledge may not only help
combat radical, extreme ideologies surrounding people's perception of Islam
but may also allow for an understanding of Islam as ultimately a resource
for peace.


Hosted by the *Social Action, Learning, and Advocacy for Atenean Muslims
(SALAAM) Movement*, the *LS Office of Campus Ministry*, the *Department of
Interdisciplinary Studies *(through the class *IS 163.16 Contemporary
Issues: Conflict Transformation and Peace among Religions*) of the School
of Humanities , and the *Sacred Springs Dialogue Institute of Spirituality
and Sustainability* of the Loyola School of Theology (LST), this
Dialogue-Forum titled *"Assalamu Alaykum: Muslim Voices for Peace"* will
feature top Islamic scholars from Southeast Asia who will provide us
authentic Islamic teaching and nurture our spirit as one people of faith.

*The Resource Persons*

*Shayk Imran Angullia *of Singapore is a qualified Islamic religious
scholar and the chairman of the Erth Ul Mustafa Academy in Singapore, which
runs religious classes and activities for the youth. His specialty is
teaching shafi'i fiqh, missionary work, youth matters, and interfaith
dialogue. He began his Islamic education at a young age, memorizing the
Qur'an at the age of 13. He pursued further studies, culminating in his
pursuits at the Darul Mustafa Academy in Hadramaut, Yemen, where he studied
under eminent scholars of the Muslim world. Shayk Imram will talk about *t**he
historic relationship of Muslims and Christians.*

*Habib Shaleh al Jufri* of Indonesia studied in Darul Mustafa in Hadramaut,
Yemen under some of the most prominent scholars of the Muslim world. He is
considered to be one of Indonesia's scholars and authorities in the
classical Sunni Islam tradition. He is the founder and counselor of Darul
Musthafa Foundation Boarding School, Karangpandan Karanganyar - Indonesia,
and a member of four religious councils in Indonesia. He is also known to
be a Habib, a scholar who is also a direct descendant of the Prophet
Muhammad (peace be upon him). Originating in Hadramaut, Yemen, the Habibs
have played an instrumental role in introducing Islam to Southeast Asia,
including Mindanao in Southern Philippines. Today, they serve as religious
guides and teachers in many communities in the Muslim world. Habib Shaleh
will touch on *the beliefs of Islam and the practice of Islam in Southeast
Asia & Islam as a resource for peace.*

*Dr. Yusri Mohamad* of Malaysia is a legal expert in the fields of
administrative law and Islamic finance; a professor at the International
Islamic University of Malaysia; and the head of YADIM, a national body that
coordinates both religious and non-governmental organizations in Malaysia.
He studied at the International Islamic University of Malaysia where he
graduated with a degree both in Law and Islamic Jurisprudence; He also
pursued further studies abroad, earning master's degree in law from the
School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London; He also
has a Ph.D. in Laws from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
Dr Yusri will discuss about *t**he Islamic view on Extremism (and sources)
and how to counter it as a Muslim-Christian community.*
*Please do join us in this Dialogue-Forum on **Thursday, 08 February 2018:*

*11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. *
*Natividad Galang Fajardo Conference Room *
*G/F, Horacio dela Costa Hall*
*Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City*

*or *

*3:30 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. *
*SocSci Conference Rooms 1&2*
*G/F, Social Sciences Building*
*Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City*


*Admission is free and open to the public. RSVP at: *http://bit.ly/2BFNzAt

*For inquiries, contact 426-6001 loc. 5163 (Office of Campus Ministry). *

*Thank you very much. *



*LS OFFICE OF CAMPUS MINISTRY*
Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University
Rm. 109 Manuel V. Pangilinan Center for Student Leadership (MVP) Building
Loyola Heights, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City, 1108
Email Address: campusministry.ls at ateneo.edu
<campusministry.ls at ateneo.edu%0d>
Landline: 426-6001 loc 5161
Fax no: 426-6522

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