Special Topic at Quran Circle at MIT on May 24

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
کِتابٌ أَنزَلناهُ الَیکَ مُبارَکٌ لِیَدَّبَّروا آیاتِهِ وَ لِیَتَذَکَّرَ أُلوالأَلباب
[ It is ]a blessed Book that We have sent down to you, so that they may contemplate its signs, and that those who possess intellect may take admonition. Chapter 38, verse 29

Dates/Time: Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM

on May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31, at 7:00 PM

About the Quran Circle:
Quran Circle is an English program covering exegesis (“tafsir”) of Quran and special research topics related to the Quran. We welcome presentations on scholarly research work related to the Quran. If you would like an opportunity to present your work please contact

Quran Circle is open to the public.

Location: Room 66-160
 (MIT’s Landau Building)
25 Ames Street, Cambridge. MA

Program Program for May 24, 2019 starting at 7 PM:

7:00-7:10 Quran Recitation
7:10-8:10  lecture


Dr. Mohammad-Ali Radawi
Special Topic:
“Quran as the foundation of a new original system of thought”
This presentation is based on Toshihiko Izutsu’s “Ethico-religious concepts in Quran”. As an accomplished linguist, Izutsu tries to study the structural elements of key ethical terms in Quran using a semantic approach. He explains how Islam has redefined the meaning of words and elucidates the ethical universe of the Quran.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Radawi is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at MIT.

8:10-8:30    Quran and Answer
8:30-8:40    Maghrib Prayer 8:40-9:30    Iftar/Dinner 9:30-9:40    Isha Prayer 9:40-10:00  Ramadan Supplication

Parking: Free parking is available close to MIT Medical around 25 Carleton Street, Cambridge.

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