A week-long course at the Centre of Christian-Muslim Understanding & Partnership
Driven by the need to deepen knowledge of Islam and its place in the modern world, this week-long course is designed to help its students make sense of the Islamic tradition and its schools, offering them a well-rounded idea of classical and modern Islam.
This intensive course will be offered in English in
December (11-16 Dec 2022) and taught by Dr Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour, a lecturer of Islamic theology and comparative religion at Al-Azhar University, Cairo, and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of York.
The course is limited to a maximum of twenty students to enable fruitful discussions and make visits to cultural and religious sites enjoyable.
The course will be held at the Centre of Christian-Muslim Understanding & Partnership in Cairo, and focus on the following six dimensions of the Islamic tradition:
1- Theological teachings
2- Acts of worship
3- Spiritual experience of the divine
4- Islamic ethical theory
5- Social and institutional aspects
6- Physical manifestation of faith
This course is a joint initiative of the Centre of Christian-
Muslim Understanding & Partnership and GINGKO (a charity founded to improve mutual understanding between the MENA region and the West). Each student is asked to make a donation of 1200 L.E. to the Centre for their participation in the course. There are a limited number of places available free of charge for those unable to afford the donation.
For more information or to join the course please contact: Mrs Nermine Shenouda, 01222940643 / Nermen_st@hotmail.com gingko.org.uk ccmup.org