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Being Muslim Halaqa – Black History Month Edition
A bi-weekly, in-person Halaqa taking place at Jami Omar Masjid, Ottawa. Open for all.
About this event
We would like you to invite to our bi-weekly Halaqa Series, “Being Muslim” presented by Chaplain Ryan Carter to be held at the Basement Prayer Hall of Jami Omar Masjid in Ottawa.
Location: Basement Prayer Hall of Jami Omar Masjid in Ottawa. 3390 Old Richmod Road.
About the Speaker:
Chaplain Ryan Carter is a chaplain for the Canadian Armed Forces. His broad international experience has placed him in leadership positions in Muslim communities around the world. Of Afro-Caribbean descent, after embracing the Muslim faith in 2001, he began his traditional Islamic education in 2003 in Canada and Cairo where his focus was Arabic and Islamic Law. Seeing the need for further engagement in the area of social justice and reconciliation after societal conflict, he returned in 2007 to complete his degree in Criminology and Social policy at Ontario Tech University. He continued his education abroad, earning a MA in Middle Eastern studies from Durham University, UK a MA in Muslim-Christian Relations from Hartford Seminary, USA and is currently a doctoral candidate in Islamic History at Queens University.