— Muslim Alliance of Indiana

Muslim Journeys Book Club

MAI would like to invite you to join a community book club hosted by Ivy Tech and co-sponsored by IUPUI and the Center for Interfaith Cooperation. Everyone is welcome. The topic is “Connected Histories,” one of the five themes of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. We will meet over the next several months from 4 – 5:30. The dates and books are as follows: 
  •   DECEMBER 4When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the “Riches of the East” by Stewart Gordon
  •   JANUARY 15: The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance by Jim Al-Khalili
  •   FEBRUARY 12The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain by Maria Rosa Menocal
  •   MARCH 19Leo Africanus by Amin Maalouf, translated by Peter Sluglett

To sign up, please go to http://ivytech.edu/letstalk/. 

Extra copies of the books are available through the Ivy Tech library. For more on the books themselves and the theme of connected histories, please see:

Again, you can sign up at http://ivytech.edu/letstalk