Dr. Faheem Younus, president of the Baltimore Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, said he has acted as a voice for moderate Muslims on national outlets including a regular blog on the Huffington Post and frequent appearances on the “Sean Hannity Show.” Now he’s bringing his message of peace to Owings Mills.
“I want to share the message we have been teaching our children for the past 100 years. In the post-9/11 world, we believe it’s an important message for America to hear, which is Islam means peace,” Younus said. “I think it’s interesting for people to know that our community’s motto is love for all and hate for none. That’s the core message.”
If You Go
“Islam: Fact and Fiction”
Where: Owings Mills branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, Grand Central Ave., Owings Mills.
When: 2 p.m. Oct. 13.
Younus will be give a free talk, “Islam: Fact and Fiction,” at the Owings Mills branch of the Baltimore County Public Library at 2 p.m. Oct. 13. The talk is hosted by the Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah, a secular-humanist Jewish community based in Reisterstown.
Anita Brownstein, of the Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah, said she helped organize the event after hearing Younus speak at the Community College of Baltimore County.
“I suggested he come speak to the group, because it seemed like such an interesting topic,” Brownstein said. “We were just going to have it at a member’s house, until someone said ‘No, this is important. Let’s open it up to the community.’”
Younus belongs to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a sect of Islam. Hafeez Khan of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s national headquarters in Silver… continue reading at carrollcountytimes.com