Islam Awareness Week: Bridging the Divide: Exploring the Shia and Sunni Sects of Islam

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@ James Room, Barnard Hall

In recent years, political and media attention has significantly
shifted its focus from just Islam, to the divisions and sects within
it. For many people, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, there remain several
unanswered questions. What is the history of the Shia and Sunni
“split”? How does this affect Islam? Join the MSA and renowned scholar
Ammar Nakshawani for an in depth discussion on the Sunni and Shia
sects of Islam. Q&A to follow the lecture.


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