Imam Jamal Rahman
Sacred Laughter of the Sufis: Awakening the Soul with the Mulla's Comic Teaching Stories and Other Islamic Wisdom (SKYLIGHT PATHS)
Tuesday • June 17 • 7pm
U District store
Discussion & Book Signing
Known as the wisest fool who ever lived, the mythical Mulla Nasruddin and his teachings have been claimed by many different countries and religions. In his new book, Imam Jamal Rahman combines the Mulla's simple, comedic tales with spiritual insights from the Islamic religion for a collection that captures both the liberating power of the Mulla's humor and the meaningful messages woven into every story. Join us for a discussion and signing with Imam Rahman for an evening that will awaken your spirit with laughter and provide inspiration to those of all faiths and religious traditions.
Imam Jamal Rahman is a popular speaker on Islam, Sufi spirituality, and interfaith relations who has been featured in the New York Times and on CBS News, the BBC and various NPR programs. He is co-founder of Interfaith Community Sanctuary, a former host of Interfaith Talk Radio and author of Fragrance of Faith: The Enlightened Heart of Islam, Out of Darkness Into Light: Spiritual Guidance in The Quran with Reflections from Jewish and Christian Sources, and co-author of Getting to the Heart of Interfaith: The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi and an Imam.
Buy an Autographed Copy Please Note: Autographed copies of books are only available after the event. $16.99