Ramadan Reality Check

We welcome and celebrate the return of Ramadan. We give thanks to God for this ever returning month of spiritual exertion, this month of charity and prayer, this month of solidarity and of fasting… Continue reading

Ramadan Series: Circle of Sacred Knowledge: June 2, 9 & 16, 2017

HOSTED BY: NOOR CULTURAL CENTRE with Timothy Gianotti, PhD For the first three Fridays in Ramadan, Dr. Timothy Gianotti will lead a series of Ramadan conversations prior to the 1:30 pm Jum’ah prayers.… Continue reading

A journey into the Divine Attributes – Friday October 13, 2017

During my graduate studies, one of my most stirring discoveries was the realization that, for al-Ghazali, the journey through the “worlds” of God was nothing less than the psycho-spiritual journey into and through… Continue reading

Light Upon Light – Friday October 27, 2017

Our signature “Light Upon Light” spirituality discussion series features a variety of spiritually nourishing subjects in an inclusive space where participants of all faiths actively contribute in a manner that is respectful to all. … Continue reading

A journey into the Divine Attributes – Friday November 10, 2017

During my graduate studies, one of my most stirring discoveries was the realization that, for al-Ghazali, the journey through the “worlds” of God was nothing less than the psycho-spiritual journey into and through… Continue reading

Light Upon Light – Friday November 24, 2017

Our signature “Light Upon Light” spirituality discussion series features a variety of spiritually nourishing subjects in an inclusive space where participants of all faiths actively contribute in a manner that is respectful to all. … Continue reading

A journey into the Divine Attributes – Friday December 8, 2017

  During my graduate studies, one of my most stirring discoveries was the realization that, for al-Ghazali, the journey through the “worlds” of God was nothing less than the psycho-spiritual journey into and… Continue reading

Light Upon Light – Friday December 22, 2017

During my graduate studies, one of my most stirring discoveries was the realization that, for al-Ghazali, the journey through the “worlds” of God was nothing less than the psycho-spiritual journey into and through… Continue reading

Bearing Witness in a Moment of Grief: a reflection on the continuing violence

I simply cannot be witness to the continuing bloodshed without bearing witness to truth, even though I realize that my perception or understanding of it is flawed, partial, in process…  This is not… Continue reading

Noor Cultural Centre Jum’ah Services

Dr. Timothy J. Gianotti will be at Noor Cultural Centre’s minbar on these Fridays: April 14, May 19, June 2 Please see the Noor Cultural Centre’s website for more information.