Announcement: Gibran Chair Lecture
Secularism in Islam: A Path to Peace
Dr. Maher Mahmassani
Author of Islam in Retrospect: Recovering the Message
Dr. Maher Mahmassani has over 40 years of experience in providing and managing the provision of comprehensive legal services to leading corporations and international organizations in the US and the Middle East.
He held teaching positions at the law schools of the Lebanese University and the Arab University in Beirut, Lebanon, and authored many books and articles in English, French, and Arabic.
His latest book, Islam in Retrospect: Recovering the Message, aims at recovering and reaffirming Islam’s underlying and guiding principles. Dr. Mahmassani’s analysis and interpretation of Islam sheds light on the fact that Islam respects and calls for secularism, and Islam – if correctly understood – can be a path to peace.
October 11, 2016
Lecture: 6:00pm Reception: 7:00pm
College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3501 University Boulevard East / Hyattsville, MD 20783