The Soul of Revolution
Written by Mrs A
March 20, 2012
SOAS, Thornhaugh Street
TEST An inspirational evening with the powerful Amir Suleiman a performance poet and Imam Abdul Latif an incredible speaker who always brings it back to the sorce of all. SOAS Spiritual Dialogue Society and Darul Fayda Presents:
The Soul of Revolution
“Truly, God does not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.” (Quran 13:11)
“In this time of political unrest and turmoil our collective concerns are based more upon external change than the importance of change or revolution within ourselves. Surely if we make our intentions for God, He can change our condition entirely.
These talks are aimed at capturing the essence of the moment and providing positive alternatives for humanity at large.”
Join us for an evening of Insight, with profound poetry from Amir Sulaiman and a thought-provoking talk by Imam Abdul Latif Finch discussing ‘The Soul Revolution’
IMAM ABDUL LATIF
Imam Abdul Latif Finch is the Imam at the Lighthouse Mosque in Oakland , California and graduated from was among the first graduates of Zaytuna College in 2008 and left with an Ijazah in the Fundamental Sciences of Islam.
He studied under Shaykh Hamza Yusef, Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Abdur Rahman Taahir, and Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and since graduation has had the honor of tutelage under Dr. Umar Farooq Abdullah, Shaikh Mahi Cisse and Shaikh Abdulllah Ibrahim Niasse
He is a teacher and program developer for Deen Intensive Foundation. He also works with SeekersGuidance and assists Zaytuna College 's annual Summer Arabic Intensive program in Berkeley , California
He is currently doing an MA in Philosophy
Amir Sulaiman is an accomplished poet, activist, recording artist and a 2 time HBO Def Poet. In addition, organizations such as the ACLU, Amnesty International and Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow/PUSH Coalition have used Amir’s poetry and voice to bring life to multiple campaigns dealing with social justice and art.
Amir has been performing at countless colleges, universities, high schools and community centers. As a member of Youth Speaks in the Bay Area California, Amir works regularly teaching kids by way of spoken word and focusing on the union of art and education.
Consistently working across the United States, Canada and Europe
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