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\"Searching For Dad: Exploring Muslim Fatherhood\"

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A unique event which brings together practitioners, community groups, individuals and academics from the UK and abroad to explore the nature of fatherhood in contemporary Muslim Culture. The Paddington Hilton, London TO NAVIGATE STRAIGHT TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOLLOW THE LINK PROVIDED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

We are delighted to announce that the keynote address will be given by Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, a prominent scholar and Shaykh from the US.

His keynote address has been titled, \"Father versus Patriarch: The Socio-Political Ramifications of Parenthood.\" His address will explore the theological and spiritual dimensions of fatherhood as embodied in the Islamic non-gender specific concept of God and the model of the Prophet Muhammad (s). It will also focus on the nature of the nurturing father and its social-psychological and political implications especially in terms of helping to thwart right-wing political ideologies and propensities.

A unique event which brings together practitioners, community groups, individuals and academics from the UK and abroad to explore the nature of fatherhood in contemporary Muslim Culture, the conference will provide a rare opportunity to participate in debate, listen to key speakers on fatherhood and Islam - and to explore how to engage British Muslim fathers in our communities, and support them as they raise and educate their children as citizens of a rapidly changing world.

An-Nisa Society has worked together with Fathers Direct for two years to discover what British Muslim dads think and feel about bringing up children in Britain today; all participants will receive free copies of our beautifully illustrated and informative new practitioner guide on working with Muslim dads.

For booking details contact:

An-Nisa Society,
Humera Khan - Events Co-ordinator
Office: 0208 902 0100
Mobile: 0778 684 6784
E-mail: an-nisa@btconnect.com
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