Join us for a monthly book club where we read and discuss from a diverse selection of books aimed at expanding our understanding of Islam, humanity and the world around us. The books selected address faith, spirituality, current events, emotional enhancement, fiction and more. (learn more here)
HERE ARE THE DETAILS:
We will read and discuss one book per month. Participants are welcome to jump in and out as their interest and schedule permits.
Reading the book to be discussed is not a requirement to join the meeting.
Welcoming women and men to participate
Kids welcomed to tag along
This event is free aside from the book purchase
THIS MONTH’S READING IS:
Muhammad and the Believers: At the Origins of Islam - Fred Donner (280 pgs) purchase on Amazon here
The origins of Islam have been the subject of increasing controversy in recent years. The traditional view, which presents Islam as a self-consciously distinct religion tied to the life and revelations of the prophet Muhammad in western Arabia, has since the 1970s been challenged by historians engaged in critical study of the Muslim sources.