BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20211007T152646Z DESCRIPTION:Zoom link will be distributed to registrants ahead of first ses sion. Visit for more informat ion.\n \nCourse Schedule:\n \nOctober 23\, 2021 • 1st Session - Setting the Stage: Talking Openly and Critically on Difficult Conversations\n* A s ummary of legal tools and perspectives that will be utilized\n* How do we know the hadith and the Qur’an are preserved as intended?\n* Student exp ectations\, teacher expectations are set.\n \nOctober 30\, 2021 • 2nd Se ssion - Gender Equality and Gender Equity\n* Are genders created? Are they social constructs?\n* Should we be apologetic about the Prophets (ﷺ)’ s marriages?\n* Can we say polygamy is wrong?\n \nNovember 6\, 2021 • 3r d Session - Same-Sex Relationships\n* Does Islam condone homosexuality?\n* Can Muslims accept same-sex relationships? Can they live in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage?\n \nNovember 13\, 2021 • 4th Session - Sla very and Islam\n* Is slavery condoned by our source-texts? Why was it an a ccepted practice in Muslim states?\n* Is there anything in Islam that can justify the rampant racism within our communities?\n \nNovember 20\, 2021 • 5th Session - How do we know Islam is the final/true religion?\n* Do w e need to reject other faith traditions if we are Muslims? Do we need a hi erarchy? \n* Does it not negate respect for other religions?\n \nNovember 27\, 2021 • 6th Session - Politics and Activism\n* Do we not justify a n on-Muslim regime if we engage in politics?\n* Current parties do not act i n accordance with our faith\; can we be supportive of their candidates?\n* When would voting be considered haram?\n \n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20211023T123000 DTSTAMP:20211007T152646Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20211023T110000 LAST-MODIFIED:20211007T152646Z PRIORITY:5 RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;COUNT=6;BYDAY=SA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:CAIR-PA's Thinking Together Critically Series TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000208322236EBBD701000000000000000 01000000046CB1A7936D5184C9CBC77EDC9AA2DB6 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\n