Dialogue Institute of the Southwest in Albuquerque invites you to Extremism: Causes and Cures, a presentation by Jihad Turk, founding president of Bayan Claremont, an Islamic graduate school in Southern California. The event will be held at the Turkish Raindrop House, Saturday, November 5, 7901 Mountain Rd. NE Suite:A Albuquerque, 7:00 p.m. Admission is free but registration is requested. Register here Refreshments will be served.
Prior to founding Bayan, Mr. Turk served for many years as the Religious Director of the Islamic Center of Southern California, the oldest and largest mosque in the Los Angeles area.
His field of research focuses on Islamic Law with an emphasis on usul al-fiqh, or jurisprudence, as well as theology. His current interests also include identity formation in the American Muslim community, interfaith relations, Islamic reform movements, and community leadership and development with a focus on youth.