Conquering Doubts: From Atheism to Islam | Shaykh Mustafa Umar
December 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us on a Friday evening with Shaykh Mustafa Umar as he shares his fascinating journey from growing up in a Muslim household to Atheism and then finding Islam again on his own terms.
This discussion is especially pertinent for teenagers and young professionals to attend this practical chat to fortify their convictions.
Sidi Asaad Traina from the MCC congregation interviews Shaykh Mustafa. Afterward, we will have a Q&A session with Shaykh Mustafa.
Shaykh Mustafa will also give the second Jumu’ah Khutbah on Friday, Dec. 8, from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Shaykh Mustafa Umar completed a B.S. in Information and Computer Science from UC Irvine, a B.A. in Theology & Islamic Law from the European Institute of Islamic Sciences in France, and an M.A. in Islamic Studies from the University of Gloucestershire in the UK. He also studied the Islamic sciences for a year at Nadwatul ʿUlamā’ in Lucknow, India, and spent another year studying in Cairo, Egypt. He has authored several books, served the Muslim community of Southern California as an Imam and activist for over a decade years, and is currently the founder and president of California Islamic University, the Director of Education and Outreach at the Islamic Institute of Orange County, and an executive member of the Fiqh Council of North America.