Chautauqua Interfaith Lecture: Zahra Jamal details Muslim ethics at intersection of food and faith

Chautauqua Interfaith Lecture: Zahra Jamal details Muslim ethics at intersection of food and faithZahra Jamal, associate director at Rice University’s Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, discussed “Food for the Soul: A Muslim Perspective,” Wednesday as part of Week Nine’s Interfaith Lecture Series, “Food and Faith.”

“Across multiple faiths and philosophies, you do find common ethics — gratitude for our daily bread, generosity and compassion for the weak, humility when sustenance is abundant and faith when it is not,” and the universality of laughter at her joke across different backgrounds, Jamal said.

More at the source chqdaily.com / Kelly Powel / AUGUST 24, 2017

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