The public secrets of Islam

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With Jaleh Tavakoli

torsdag 22. august 2019, kl. 18:00 til kl. 20:00

Sal: Amalie Skram

Arrangør: Ex-Muslims of Norway

Inngang: Gratis

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Lecture and conversation with the author of the book Public Secrets of Islam , Jaleh Tavakoli.

Tavakoli came to Denmark from Iran in 1991. She is the spokeswoman for the Free Iran organization and author of the book "Islamic Public Secrets". She is a liberal humanist and feminist activist and has expressed herself particularly critical of the rise of Islam in Western countries.

In this book, the author writes about the challenges of critical and honest conversation about Islam, she also describes the relationship between Islam and Muslims.
She introduces the concepts of mainstream Islam, Islamism and jihadism. Despite many theological differences, Islam has many ideological, political and legal features. The book also debates mainstream Islam's problems with the modern West and democracy, especially in a Western context.

After the lecture, we will have a conversation about the book's theme, freedom of speech and issues here in the West when we talk about Islam. Share our experiences, increase the knowledge about the challenges and accusations faced by Islamic critics in the public debate. There will also be time for questions from the audience.

- Free admission
- Book sales and signing after the event (Limited number of books)
- Language: English