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Exhibit: Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence: Oman’s Message of Islam

Monday, November 03, 2014

Repeats every day until Monday, November 17, 2014 except Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

during regular open hours

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library

111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids MI 49503

This exhibit provides insights into the role of religion in the daily life in Oman. Islam in Oman is linked among the various religious factions in the country and it helps safeguard cultural identity in these times of great change. This exhibition demonstrates that “progress” does not necessarily go hand in hand with loss of cultural identity. The exhibit explores the practice of religion in this modern Arabian society. Accompanying the exhibition is a short documentary film, Religious Tolerance in Oman by the award-winning German Filmmaker Wolfgang Ettlich, commissioned b the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs (MERA) to document religious life in the country.

Event Type: Arts-Entertainment 



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