Order five half-hour provocative, powerful, educational video programs which feature discussions on faith as a resource during this time of global crisis, and women's rights and roles in Islam. Perfect for Adult Education, Faith Formation and Group Reflection, as well as Discussion.
ISLAM PROGRAM 1: Faith, Terrorism, and Global Justice Guests: Shaker Elsaid, the Secretary General of the Muslim-American Society; Rev. Grace Ellen Rice - Culmore United Methodist Church; Rev. Tom Jackson, Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church; and host Dr. Bridget Mary Meehan, discuss how faith can be a powerful resource in times of national and global crisis. Faith helps us overcome fear and live life freely and fully. Some issues addressed: What can communities of faith do to work together at this time? How can we promote greater global justice for all especially those in poverty? Pope Paul VI once said: "If you want peace, work for justice". What role can people of faith play in bringing around a more just and compassionate world?
ISLAM PROGRAM 2 & 3: Women's Roles and Rights: In this two part program, prominent Muslim human rights activist Dr. Zieba Shorish-Shamley from the Women's Alliance for Peace and Human Rights in Afghanistan, and journalist Sharifa Alkhateeb, an expert on the Quran, quote passages which affirm women's equality. This program reflects on the challenges women face in Afghanistan in their struggle for human rights. The Taliban, Islamic Fundamentalists, do not allow girls to attend school or women to work outside the home.
PROGRAM 4 & 5:
Women in Afghanistan: Quest for Justice Afghanistan native Nasrine Gross shares
stories and slides from her fact-finding mission inside Afghanistan. Women
before the Taliban were doctors, teachers and government workers. Nasrine
discusses the Declaration of the Essential Rights of Afghan women and the
need for the restoration of women's rights in the reconstruction of a post-Taliban
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