Ibadi Islam: Its Origins and Place in Islamic Thought

Talk

WHEN February 8, 2015
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Ibadism is the sole surviving representative of the third branch of Islam that emerged from the civil wars of early Islam. Representing less than one percent of the world’s Muslims, Ibadis remain largely unknown to the broader Muslim community. This lecture discusses the group’s origins, history, and the relationship between its theology and political ideology and those of the two main branches of Islam. 

Simultaneous Arabic interpretation will be provided.

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