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FSU Presents Imam Yahya Hendi’s “Jews, Christians and Muslims: Cooperation or Confrontation?”
09/20/2004

Frostburg State University will host speaker Imam Yahya Hendi as he presents his timely lecture “Jews, Christians and Muslims: Cooperation or Confrontation?” on Monday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theatre located on Main Street in Frostburg.

Hendi is the Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University, as well as the Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick, chaplain at the National Naval Medical Center and spokesperson of the Islamic Jurisprudence Council of North America. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member at McDaniel College. Hendi has received his master’s degree in comparative religions from Hartford Seminary and is currently working on his Ph.D. in the same area.

Hendi is a well-respected religious speaker who strives to connect persons of different religions and create a unity and peace between all people. His mission through his lectures and appearances is to foster an understanding of the Islamic religion and work towards world peace. He speaks locally and globally about issues related to Muslims and he works with government officials, non-profit organizations and inter-religious groups in order to share his message.

This lecture is open to the campus and the community. At 8 p.m. there will be a refreshment period and a continued dialogue will take place at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church located across the street.

The sponsors for this event are FSU’s United Campus Ministries, Catholic Campus Ministries and Hillel. For more information, contact Larry Neumark at 301-687-7490.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services, and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589
E-mail: news@frostburg.edu