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UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education
To Offer "Understanding Islam" Program
MAILED: Oct. 2, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing will hold a community program titled “Understanding Islam” from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.
         Dr. Willis Gertner, professor emeritus of philosophy and religious studies, will give an introductory lecture examining Islamic religion and culture in the context of western civilization. Participants will learn through both lecture and open discussion.
         Gertner has taught courses on Islam and the Qur’an at UW-Eau Claire and is an ordained clergy person of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
         For more information contact Diane Brandt, Continuing Education, at (715) 836-4526.

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Updated: Oct. 2, 2001