Organizing Institution: Free Library of Philadelphia
Start Date: March 20, 2022 (3:00pm EST)
End Date: March 20, 2022
– California – United States
Aziz Nathoo discusses the complex topic of Justice in Islam. This includes justice to oneself (nafs), family (‘Aila), community (Ummah), humanity (kulfis insaan), earth & animals (duniya), and, most importantly, Allah.
Aziz Nathoo is a Muslim Interfaith and Peace teacher and preacher hailing from East Africa. He participates in many charitable organizations and institutions that promote peaceful dialogue and religious coexistence. They include the charitable arm of The Aga Khan Foundation, The Mayors Philadelphia’s Council of Interfaith Advisors, The United Nations, The Poor Peoples Campaign, Amnesty International, Montco Multifaith Council, The Dialogue Institute, Interfaith Philadelphia, Interfaith Peace March, AJC Muslim-Jewish Dialogue, and other interfaith, peace and justice initiatives. His philosophy is that the major source of discord among faith traditions is due to clashes of ignorance about each other, and not due to a clash of civilizations. He focuses on replacing ignorance with wisdom, establishing avenues of respectful and civil dialogue, and promoting pluralism to combat extremism and discrimination. He also works with various Refugee relief organizations and the Charter for Compassion. By Profession, he is a businessman. He has a degree in Islamic Studies from the University of Texas and pursued his MBA at Boston College. Aziz is a Muslim and Interfaith preacher and professor, teaching at various colleges, civil institutions, and
houses of worship.
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