Invoking the Beloved: The Music and Poetry of Islamic Spirituality

Invoking the Beloved: The Music and Poetry of Islamic Spirituality will be held at 7pm on Sunday, Feb. 24th in Battell ChapelThe program will include an introduction by Dr. Homayra Ziad, Assistant Professor of Religion at Trinity College; a keynote address on the role of Islamic spirituality in a pluralistic world by Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, renowned scholar and spiritual guide; and interactive performances by acclaimed nasheed (traditional Islamic vocal music) Lebanese singer Ali Elsayed, the talented oud player Bouchaib Abdelhadi and members of the Montreal-based Burdah Ensemble.