Bolingbrook group aims to clear up misconceptions about Islam

Clearing up Misconceptions About Islam

The Muslim Association of Bolingbrook will host an informational session called “Clearing Up Misconceptions About Islam” next Saturday at the Fountaindale Public Library.

Sabeel Ahmed will give the presentation and be there to answer audience questions.

Ahmed is an expert on Islam who travels the world giving lectures and serves as the director of Gain Peace, an outreach division within the Islamic Circle of North America.

Visitors can learn answers to all their questions about the religion. Admission is free, and snacks will be provided.

The MAB has made it part of its mission to provide educational opportunities.


WHAT: “Clearing Up Misconceptions About Islam”

WHEN: 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22

WHERE: Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook




The Muslim Association of Bolingbrook, a nonprofit organization, serves the communities in and around the Bolingbrook area, according to its website.

The MAB manages both Masjid Al-Islam and Masjid Al-Jumu’ah in Bolingbrook. In addition, the MAB “condemns any act of terrorism, as the targeting and killing of civilians is not part of the Islamic faith and teachings.”

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