Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Karachi: Friday 20 Nov: ‘Dr Martin Lings: Loving the Holy Prophet and Remembering God’ – Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi

Hast o Neest ھست و نیست
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts Karachi
invites you to a talk

Dr Martin Lings: 
Loving the Holy Prophet & Remembering God 
Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi
Friday, 20 November 2015
6:15 pm 

Dr. Martin Lings (1909-2005) Shaykh Abu Bakr Siraj ad-Din, an English writer and scholar who is the author of the biography titled Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. Published in twelve languages, this book has received numerous awards - the Islamic Quarterly called it “an enthralling story that combines impeccable scholarship with a rare sense of the sacred worthy of the subject”.

Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi studied International Relations and Politics at Sussex and Exeter Universities before obtaining his PhD in Comparative Religion from the University of Kent in 1994. He has authored several works, including most recently The Spirit of Tolerance in Islam (2012);  Spiritual Quest: Reflections on Qur’anic Prayer according to the teachings of Imam ‘Ali  (2011). Dr Shah-Kazemi is at present a Research Fellow with the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies.

Karachi Venue Address:
F-36/5, Park Lane Villas, Block 5 Clifton, Behind Karachi Grammar, Near Masjid-e-Siddiq

Directions: Coming from Forum/Delwala towards Boat Basin, take a left before the traffic light that goes to Mai Kolachi, which is the stretch of road that lead to BBQTonight. Immediately after making the left turn into the service road going towards Karachi Grammar School, take the first left between Karachi Grammar Senior Campus (brown building) and the open drain. Then take third right. Gate for F36 is 50 meters down on the left. House number 5 in this block of townhouses.

Call/Sms on 0321 2027779 & confirm participation.

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