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Power and Justice: an Islamic Perspective

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Title: Power & Justice - an Islamic Perspective

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This workshop will discuss the following:

  • What are the ethics of power and justice in Islam?
  • Personal justice versus social justice
  • The abuse of power and creation of oppression
  • How can we speak truth to power?

An-Nisa Society

An-Nisa Society was set up in 1985 and is a voluntary group, managed by women and working for the welfare of Muslim families. An-Nisa works for the well-being of society by nurturing individuals and families, re-establishing local communities, developing infrastructures of support, harnessing resources and through the promotion of services that are faith friendly. An-Nisa Society is committed to engaging in dialogue with other faiths and cultures in order to promote harmony and co-existence

Halima Krausen

Shaikha Halima Krausen was born in Aachen, Germany into a Catholic/Protestant family. She became Muslim in her early teens, eventually learning Arabic and studying with visiting Muslim scholars and travelling extensively in the Muslim world. In 1992, she completed her studies in Hamburg that included Islamic Law and Theology with Imam Razvi, the leading scholar in Hamburg's Muslim Community, as well as Islamic studies, Christian Theology and Comparative Religion at the university. As a successor of Imam Razvi, Shaikha Halima was the Imam for the German speaking Muslims in Hamburg Mosque 1996-2014.

From 1984-1988 she was part of a team that produced a German translation of the Qur'an with commentary notes, and afterwards was involved in translating some volumes of Hadith and Islamic law as well. In 1985, Shaikha Halima became a founding member of the Inter-Religious Dialogue Circle at the Department of Theology at Hamburg University where she is now teaching Islamic Studies and Interfaith Relations. Finally, in 1993 she helped found the educational institute Initiative for Islamic Studies. She contributed to several books on interfaith studies and wrote a number of articles on various Islamic and inter-religious subjects. She teaches regularly in London and across Europe and is particularly interested in inter-faith dialogue.

Since 2003 Shaikha Halima has been a visiting scholar with An-Nisa Society where she has facilitated a range of text based workshops on the themes of: Islamic Studies, Islamic History, Philosophy, Jewish Muslim dialogue and Healing the Self. Other collaborative ventures include developing ideas on Islamic counselling, sexual health, community building and Islamic and civil society.

This workshop is open to all.

ART WORK CREDIT SAMIR MALIK

Artist, Calligrapher, Designer, Photographer and Coach, Samir Malik has worked with international corporations, royalty, galleries, schools and individuals world wide.

He is acknowledged as one of the pioneers of the current revival and reinvention of Islamic Calligraphy in the west, has exhibited internationally and his art, designs and photography have been featured in periodicals and books along with frequent appearances in television.

His art is part of the UK National Collection and is held in private collections all over the globe.

He is a fully qualified NLP & Hypnotherapy coach and mentor, specialising in working with artists, children and young adults as well families experiencing challenges in life and relationships

AL ADL

One of the #sacred names of #God, Al #Adl
#العدل
The Equitable, The Impartial, The Just
The One who rectifies and sets matters straight in a fair, impartial and equitable manner.
The One who always acts justly. The One who delivers absolute justice.
The One whose wisdom of justice is based upon complete knowledge of past, present and future.
From the root 'a-d-l which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
to act justly, fairly
to be equitable, impartial
to adjust properly, to make even
to straighten, to rectify, to establish justice
to balance, counterbalance, to make equal, uniform
to turn one away from something, rightly direct
to make comfortable with what is right

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