Muslims, Freedom, and The GOP: A Conversation with Bruce Fenton and Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

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The Lamppost Education Initiative is pleased to present a conversation with Bruce Fenton and Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali. 
   Bruce Fenton is a special adviser to the Republican Presidential candidate, Vivek Ramaswamy. He serves as Ramaswamy’s New Hampshire campaign state co-chair. He recently came under harsh fire for his statement:
“Israel is an apartheid state” 
Bruce Fenton is an expert in  Bitcoin, Economics, and technology. He has appeared in articles & publications all around the globe, from CNBC interviews in Saudi Arabia, discussions about bitcoin/blockchain & financial articles in the Wall Street Journal. He has also written articles for Coindesk and other leading blockchain and financial publications. Mr. Fenton will be speaking with our very own Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, the Founding Director of the Lamppost Education Initiative and an Associate Professor at Zaytuna College 

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Join us for this live, online discourse that you can view live on our YouTube channel, Facebook, or right here on our website.  The event takes place on Monday,  October 16th, 2023, at 3 pm EST.
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Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

He holds a Ph.D. in Cultural and Historical Studies in Religion (2016) and an M.A. in Ethics and Social Theory (2012) from the Graduate Theological Union. He  obtained his B.A. (ijaza ‘ulya) in Islamic Law (Shariah) from the prestigious Al-Qarawiyin University of Fes, Morocco in 2001. He served as full time Islamic chaplain at the State Correctional Institute of Chester, PA from 2002-2007, and is the founding director of the Lamppost Education Initiative. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Islamic law and Prophetic Tradition at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. His research interests include the interconnection between law and identity formation, comparative Islamic law, and Islam’s role in the modern world.
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