MPV Annual Retreat “Theology Of Mercy” To Be Held At Manhattan College, New York July 13-15 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA 7/9/12: Muslims for Progressive Values will hold its annual retreat in New York, sponsored by the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center of Manhattan College.
July 9, 2012 - PRLog -- In keeping with the theme of “Theology of Mercy: Putting Into Action the Islamic Principles of Compassion, Justice, Love and Service”, a number of presentations will be offered by individuals known for their academics, activism and interfaith work.

Among the presentations will be:
Women's Shura Council: Gender Equality in Islam. Presented by Daisy Khan
Islamophobia and Homophobia: Two Sides of the Same Coin. Workshop by Imam Daayiee
A Progressive Muslim Teacher’s Guide to Teenage Angst, Rebellion, and Even Atheism. Presented by Yarehk Hernandez
Group visit to the 9-11 Memorial:  Reflection and closure with a silent prayer

When:       Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15, 2012
Where:       Manhattan College
      4513 Manhattan College Parkway
      Riverdale, NY 10471
Who:       OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (but must register)

To learn more about MPV please visit

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To arrange for an interview of Ani Zonneveld please contact her at 323-842-2869 (PST) or

Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is a 501 (c) (3) founded in 2007.  MPV asserts that Islam is inherently progressive, inclusive and egalitarian which is an understanding that informs the ten principles by which the organization is guided. In the short years since its inception, MPV has expanded to include chapter and affiliates in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, and Atlanta as well as in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada. More information can be found at
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