Moosa and Mirza to lead Madrasa Discourses winter intensive in Qatar

University of Notre Dame faculty Ebrahim Moosa (at left), professor of Islamic studies, and Mahan Mirza, professor of the practice, will lead 45 madrasa students in Doha, Qatar, Dec. 25 (Monday) on a seven-day exploration of the tensions and harmonies between traditional Islamic thought and the scientific and technological advances of modernity. Madrasas are the most common Muslim educational institutions, and the Madrasa Discourses project, part of the Contending Modernities initiative, is funded by a three-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

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