Christian Formation for Adults
The Jesus Fatwah
facilitated by Sam Johnston, Melissa Daniel, Bill McCarty
Room 228, 10:15-11:05am
Join us for this 5-week video/discussion series beginning on April 30.
In Arabic, the word “fatwah” simply means “opinion” and, in a religious context, a fatwah is a spiritually instructive opinion, usually given as the answer to a question about religious law. Jesus was a master of the art of fatwah. Jesus pronounced what is perhaps the most famous of his fatwahs when a lawyer asked him to name the greatest of all the commandments. He said,“Love the Lord your God with all of your heart, mind, soul and strength and love your neighbor as you love yourself.” Our focus will be the command to love your neighbor as yourself in the context of our Muslim Neighbor. The series explores the Muslim faith and our responsibility as Christians to love our Muslim neighbor.