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Professor Michael Useem-The Leadership Moment

Date: 8/3/2016

Prof. Useem lectured about leadership capacities and strategies with a presentation titled, “The Leadership Moment.” He opened the class with two questions: When does our personal leadership have the greatest impact? And when we think about leadership, should we think about us individually or the team or community that we are a part of? Prof. […]

Dr. Amr Abdalla-Conflict Resolution 1 & 2

Date: 8/2/2016

On August 1 and 2, LLSP participants attended Dr. Amr Abdalla’s two-day workshop “Conflict Resolution.” Dr Abdalla started the class by encouraging the participants to share common assumptions about conflict. The class agreed that conflict is a situation where two or more parties have incompatible goals or interests that do not match. From the beginning, […]

Dr. Azizah al-Hibri – “The Islamic Worldview”

Date: 7/19/2016

In her lecture about the Islamic world view, Dr. al-Hibri began by emphasizing that the way we talk about and understand God is greatly limited by our own human condition. God created the universe that we live in according to a plan, as he tells us in the Qur’an. His creation was neither haphazard or […]

Dr. Azizah al-Hibri – “Domestic Violence” and “Dissolution of Marriage in Islam”

Date: 7/21/2016

Dr. al-Hibri’s latest LLSP classes consisted of explaining first, that the Quran never justifies domestic violence, and second, the various methods by which an Islamic marriage may be dissolved. As to the first, Dr. al-Hibri began by quoting Qur’anic verses stating that God created all humans, male and female, from the same soul (the Equality […]

Imam Mohamed Magid – “Sources of Islamic Law” and “Faith and Leadership”

Date: 7/21/2016

Imam Magid joined us at LLSP this morning for a discussion about sources of Islamic law as well as a lecture about faith and leadership. He opened the class by setting out the objectives of Shari’a law—which is to protect, preserve, and promote life. Islamic law protects all life, as well as property, honor, faith, […]