Where Is God in Haiti?
Free online event with Sheikh Nuh Keller.
When trials and tribulations hit, many people struggle in search for meaning while others fall in despair or seek means of escapism.
Many faiths offer counseling on how to deal with trials and tribulations. In Islam – trials and tribulations are expected to hit as a test of faith and growth, and in face of them, Muslims are to remind themselves and each other that: “Allah suffices us, and is the best to rely on.” (Qur’an 3:173)
The recent earthquake in Haiti is one such example. The earthquake has destroyed homes, damaged infrastructure, and the Haitian government has now confirmed a death toll of 170,000 and estimated over 300,000 injured. To add to the disaster, the rescue and relief efforts are severely limited by a shortage of resources.
In light of such large-scale destruction, many are left asking how this could happen and are now searching for answers. Where is the Divine Mercy in all of this? Where is justice? Where is the Divine Wisdom? Many atheists are now using this as another example that God does not exist. Sheikh Nuh Keller will offer a reply in a free online event on Sunnipath.com
This event will be on Saturday, February 13th, at 10am. Registration is required. Register here.
The event is free and open to the public.
Who is Sheikh Nuh Keller?
Sheikh Nuh Keller is an American-Muslim master of Islamic spirituality, specialist in Islamic Law, and translator. Born in 1954 in the north-western United States, he was educated in philosophy and Arabic at the University of Chicago and UCLA. He became Muslim in 1977 at al-Azhar in Cairo, and later studied the traditional Islamic Sciences in Syria and Jordan, where he has lived since 1980.
Posted on February 12, 2010, in Discussions, Fedwa Wazwaz and tagged Fedwa Wazwaz, Islam;Trial and Tribulations;Muslims;God;, Searching for Meaning, Where is God. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.