VENUE

Diyanet Center of America

THE SPIRIT OF GOOD MORALS
Conference and weekend intensive program

Venue: Diyanet Center of America Washington, DC
9610 Good Luck Rd, Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Dates: OCT 5th-7th

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Imam Cheikh Tijani
Cisse

Imam Cheikh Tijani Cisse, BA, MA, Azhar University, is AAII’s Vice President and International Islamic Schools’ Director of Studies. His leadership in curriculum development and faculty accountability combine modern educational principles with a traditional approach. In addition to his role as the Program’s chief administrator, Imam Cheikh Tijani Cisse provides students with both academic and spiritual guidance in their journey toward an ethical and successful life.

MISSION

The mission of the IWIC—will serve to promote the essence of the Message of the Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) by providing a platform for legitimate leadership to apply authentic, Islamic interpretations in addressing the challenges faced by humanity in the 21st century. IWIC will work to inform and educate people about the real, living Islam and create a mutual understanding between ourselves and our neighbors all over the world.

VISION

The IWIC vision is to shed light on the clearest understanding of Islam and present it to the world, shared by both Muslim and Non-Muslim alike. The IWIC vision is to shed light on the clearest understanding of Islam and present it to the world, shared by both Muslim and Non-Muslim alike. The IWIC vision is to shed light on the clearest understanding of Islam and present it to the world, shared by both Muslim and Non-Muslim alike.

SPEAKERS

Mawlana Imam Cheikh Tidiane Cisse

Mawlana Imam Cheikh Tidiane Cisse

Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu

Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu

Ustaz Zachary Wright

Professor & Author

Ustaz Zachary Wright

Zachary is associate professor in residence at Northwestern University in Qatar, with joint appointments in history and religious studies. Wright received his PhD (history) from Northwestern University, with a dissertation focusing on the history of Islamic knowledge transmission in West Africa. He also has an MA in Arabic studies, Middle East history, from the American University in Cairo, and a BA in history from Stanford University.

He teaches classes on Islam in Africa, modern Middle East history, African history, Islamic intellectual history and Islam in America. His book publications include “Living Knowledge in West African Islam: the Sufi Community of Ibrahim Niasse” (Brill, 2015), and “On the Path of the Prophet: Shaykh Ahmad Tijani and the Tariqa Muhammadiyya” (AAII & Faydah Books, 2005, 2015). He has also translated a number of West African Arabic texts into English, with publications such as “The Removal of Confusion concerning the Saintly Seal” (Fons Vitae, 2010, and reprint forthcoming), “Pearls from the Flood” (Faydah Books, 2015), and “Islam the Religion of Peace” (Light of Eminence, 2013). His current research concerns eighteenth-century Islamic intellectual history in North Africa.

Umm Zakkiya

Umm Zakkiya

Imam Mansoor Sabree

Imam Mansoor Sabree

Imam Saafir Rabb (DC)

Imam Saafir Rabb (DC)

Cheikh Diery Cisse

Cheikh Diery Cisse

Cheikh Seydi Ali Tidjani Cisse

Cheikh Seydi Ali Tidjani Cisse

Imam Johari Abdul-Malik

Imam Johari Abdul-Malik

President Ibrahima Ciss

President Ibrahima Ciss

Amir Sulaiman

Poet, Teacher & Social Activist

Amir Sulaiman

Amir is a poet, recording artist, Harvard Fellow, actor, screenwriter and producer born in Rochester, New York. His poems cross subjects of love, tragedy as well as what it means to reconcile humanity with the unprecedented trials of modernity. He has performed his works across the US as well as many other countries including England, Belgium, Senegal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Australia, Iran and the Netherlands, and continues to tour worldwide. His recently published book of poetry, “Love, Gnosis & Other Suicide Attempts” met with critical acclaim, in addition to his latest album “The Opening,” the third in a unique trilogy project, following “The Meccan Openings” (2011) and “The Medinan Openings” (2012). Amir was first introduced to a National audience in 2005 when he was featured for two seasons on Russell Simmons’ groundbreaking series Def Poetry Jam on HBO.

Imam Jabari  (DC)

Imam Jabari (DC)

PURPOSE

01.

To Provide

To provide a unique and enjoyable conference for all who attend.

02.

To Present

To present world-renowned speakers to address the truth of Islam.

03.

To Educate

To educate and inspire, both Muslims and Non-Muslims.

04.

To Build

To build healthier, stronger more enriched communities through educational programs and events.

05.

To Align

To align with organizations and corporations that understands our purpose.

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SESSIONS

WASTIYYA:- Moderation, the soluton to extremism.

HARMONY & INTERFAITH COOPERATION

WASTIYYA:- SOCIAL JUSTICE & THE PROPHETIC MODEL

ETIQUETTE ON THE PATH OF GOD

HALAL MONEY(lawful money):- A roundtable discussion about earning, building & sustaining wealth

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