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June 08 - 22, 2022

Works of Wisdom - IN PERSON OPTION

John W. Jacobs Building • 340 Green St. GainesvilleGA  30501 Organized by Brenau University $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.
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Register for this option if you want to attend the class sessions in person. (You will still be provided with a Zoom link in case there is a day when you are unable to come in person.) Three hybrid sessions 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. June 8, 15, 22 This series of lectures will outline unique works of wisdom generated by Muslim scholars during the Middle Ages when knowledge was flourishing in the areas of theology, philosophy, science, mathematics and the arts. Attendees will develop an understanding of the quality of the works by reading pieces of work translated into English. Selected works will include texts on mind and reason, spirituality, poetry, self-discovery, man and God. The goal of this course is to guide the attendees to see themselves and the world differently by experiencing works of wisdom. Popular BULLI instructor Khalid Ibrahim was raised in two distinct cultures — Kurdish and Arabic — in Iraq simultaneously, and consequently witnessed firsthand the continuity of the historical conflict between the Kurds and the predominantly Arab regimes in Baghdad on issues of identity and geopolitics. Later, he immigrated into the U.S. to pursue higher education. Ibrahim holds an undergraduate degree in English language and Arabic translation, an M.A. in applied linguistics/TESOL, and an Ed.D. in applied linguistics and TESOL from Anaheim University. Ibrahim has worked as a professional translator/interpreter with the United Nations and the U.S. Army in Iraq; designed and developed various language teaching programs, teacher training curricula and assessment instruments; and presented at regional conferences.

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340 Green St. GainesvilleGA  30501

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