Course at a Glance

October 17 to November 14
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center (HBAC)

Islam: Triumphs & Tragedies


With Molly Cate

Explore the breadth and heart of Islam -- from basic tenets to its extraordinary contributions to Western civilization. Examine Islam’s grounding in peace, passion for knowledge, history and geographical spread, some key clashes between Islamic and Western powers and the grief everyday Muslims feel at the hijacking of their religion by extremists. Is fear our best response to this world-spanning religion? We will hear and read many Muslim voices as we expand past the negative soundbites pervading our world today.

Thurs., Oct. 17-Nov. 14 • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center (HBAC)

$80 • Class #: 43833

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Molly Cate

Rev. Molly Cate

Rev. Molly Cate is principal speaker and often soloist for Unity Church of the Redwoods in Eureka. She has a master’s degree in consciousness studies from Holmes Institute School of Consciousness Studies in Santa Rosa, one in sociology from the University of California, Davis, and several certificates in cross-cultural competence. She is passionate about science and bridging the barriers between people holding clashing belief systems.