"Peace and Coexistence" Virtual Lecture

  • 2021-Feb-28

On Sunday, September 20, 2020, The World Communities Council held a virtual lecture entitled "Peace and Coexistence", in which His Excellency Ebrahim Rasool, Member of Parliament of South Africa and a former ambassador to the United Nations and the United States, speaks.

A member of the South African Parliament, Rasool, recalled the accomplishments of leader Nelson Mandela to promote peace and coexistence, saying that Mandela instilled in the Muslim community in South Africa the values ​​and the opportunity to think about the future, and make them live their religion and practice their rituals without fear, not to forget how he taught them balance and not demonizing the enemy, and that apartheid is a system not an individual .

His Excellency Ebrahim Rasool presented in his virtual lecture six conditions that clarify the House of Shahada, which are coexistence (integration and consolidation), identity (belonging to religion), loyalty to the homeland (citizenship), secularism (relationship between religion and the state), balance between religion and the practice of rituals, and consistency in the requirements.


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