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W: Why I Am Not a Muslim – Ibn Warraq

Date:
January 13, 2010
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jennifer Beahan
Phone: 616-698-2342 x801
Email: jbeahan@centerforinquiry.org

Description:

Ibn Warraq will speak on “Why I Am Not A Muslim”, the first book written by a former Muslim to critically consider the major principles of Islam. His presentation will address the origins of Islam, the nature of Mohammed’s message and laws, the Islamic views of women, politics and society, and a strong critical view of the Koran.

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After the meeting, join us at Vitale’s Restaurant, 834 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI to socialize. View Map

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About Ibn Warraq

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry

Ibn Warraq is a senior research fellow at the Center for Inquiry and the founder of the Institute for the Secularization of Islamic Society. His op-ed pieces have appeared in The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian. He participated in the Secular Islam Summit in St. Petersberg and has addressed the United Nations in Geneva. He is the author of seven books, including Why I Am Not a Muslim, The Origins of the Koran, The Quest for the Historical Muhammad, What the Koran Really Says: Language, Text and Commentary and Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said’s Orientalism.