We would like you to invite to our bi-weekly Halaqa Series, “Being Muslim” presented by Chaplain Ryan Carter to be held at Islam Care Center in Ottawa.
The next Session is January 4th, 2023 at 7.30pm
About the Speaker:
Chaplain Ryan Carter is a chaplain for the Canadian Armed Forces. His broad international experience has placed him in leadership positions in Muslim communities around the world. Of Afro-Caribbean descent, after embracing the Muslim faith in 2001, he began his traditional Islamic education in 2003 in Canada and Cairo where his focus was Arabic and Islamic Law. Seeing the need for further engagement in the area of social justice and reconciliation after societal conflict, he returned in 2007 to complete his degree in Criminology and Social policy at Ontario Tech University. He continued his education abroad, earning a MA in Middle Eastern studies from Durham University, UK a MA in Muslim-Christian Relations from Hartford Seminary, USA and is currently a doctoral candidate in Islamic History at Queens University.