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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
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FGCU Renaissance Academy Offers "Understanding Islam in Today's World" in Sanibel
10/9/2001

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University’s Renaissance Academy welcomes friends and new faces to its course “Understanding Islam in Today’s World” beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Sanibel Public Library, 770 Dunlop Road.

The four-part course offers insights into Islam from the historical and contemporary points of view. It explores and clarifies the beliefs of the Islamic faith in the contexts of today’s social and political conditions.

Each of the four sessions is 90 minutes. Other meeting dates are Wednesdays, Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12.

Iman Abdul ‘Haq Muhammed, Executive Director of the Quality of Life Center of South West Florida, is instructor for the course.

FGCU created the Renaissance Academy on the premise that learning should never stop and that keeping the mind intellectually, creatively and culturally active enhances the quality of life. FGCU, an accredited comprehensive public university created to address the higher educational needs of Southwest Florida and dedicated to providing a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities, offers the Renaissance Academy as part of the University’s commitment to serving the region.

The course fee is $45 for Renaissance Academy members and Sanibel Library members, and $60 for all others. The course fee may be mailed directly to the FGCU Renaissance Academy.

For more information about the Renaissance Academy or course registration, contact Eileen Regelski at (941) 590-1095 or 590-1098, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565, or racademy@fgcu.edu.

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