Introduction to Islam

Imam Adam Jamal of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond, WA shares his overview and introduction to Islam. Adam will give an overview of the tradition that guides 1.7 billion people about loving God, the neighbor and the earth. One of the Abrahamic...

Human Beings within the Ecosystem

Collectively, human beings are creating the conditions of an unparalleled ecological crisis. We will explore the relationship between the human being, the earth and all of life, explore the scope of the challenges we face and what the Abrahamic Traditions might offer...

The Call to Be a Blessing to all Families, Cultures and Nations

This conversation will engage in deep conversation about the heart of the Abrahamic Traditions and how it can guide our lives as individuals and communities in relation to people of different cultures and religions. Now that we are all living together in our towns and...

The Blessing and Bane of Love of Our In-Group

In the book of Genesis God says, “It is not good for the human to be alone.” Human beings need relationships to survive and thrive. Yet love for our in-group can lead to suspicion and even violence toward different cultures or religions. We will explore some of the...

An Introduction to Islamic Art

There are 3 major components to Islamic Art: Arabic calligraphy, geometric patterns, and biomorphic floral patterns. Geometric art is an artform that relies on the importance of unity and order. All patterns begin with a circle from which simple polygons such squares,...