Panel Invites Questions About Islam
May 18, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Muslim Student Association at Illinois Wesleyan University
will host the event “Question-Time Islam” on Thursday, May 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. The
question and answer event, which will take place in the Young Main Lounge of the Memorial
Center (104 E. University St., Bloomington), is free and open to the public. Dinner
will be served.
The panelists for the event will be Abdel Karim Daiya and Sister Brenda, both of the
Islamic Center of Bloomington-Normal (ICBN). Daiya serves as the ICBN imam, leading
prayers and sermons. Sister Brenda is a founding member of ICBN who converted to
Islam more than 20 years ago and has also been an active social worker.
Mujtaba Isani, a junior economics major from Pakistan and president of the Muslim
Student Association, will serve as both a panelist and the moderator of the question
and answer session. Isani has studied a variety of Islamic schools of thought, principally
the Deobandi-Hanifi, Salafi and Sufi schools.
For additional information about the event, contact Isani at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Jessica Block ‘09, (309) 556-3181