ISNA Seminar: How to Beat a Woman
Sunday, 11:00-12:30 pm
Session 9G: “…And Beat them Lightly”: An Analysis and In-Depth Discussion of Verse 4:34
This session will discuss the following: understanding the context of revelation (asbaab al nuzuul) for this verse. Emphasis will be focused on understanding the correct meaning of the verse, with specific attention given to the words qiwamah, nushuz, and daraba as well as to understand how this verse is to be applied as a protection for women, not as an abuse.
Speakers: Muzzamil Siddiqi, Rabia Karim Khan
Moderators: Mohamed Magid Ali
Muzzamil Siddiqi may be familiar to LGF readers. He was an imam at the Orange County Islamic Center when Al Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn converted to Islam there.
Another session moderated by Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American Islamic Relations focused on empowering Muslims to file federal civil rights lawsuits:
Sunday, 4:30-6:00 pm
Session 11F: Impact Litigation and Muslim: The Next Chapter in America’s Civil Rights History
This session will discuss how the American Muslim community can begin to strategically empower the general American community at large by filing federal civil rights lawsuits which will help to protect the constitutional rights in the great historical legacy of civil rights case like Brown v. Board of Education.
Speakers: Arsalan Iftikhar
Moderators: Ibrahim Hooper
Both programs are listed in this document: ISNA 43rd Annual Convention Program.