Learn about Islam during free seven-week course

kleslie@thetribunenews.comSeptember 4, 2013 

Islamic studies lecturer Jerry Howe will give an introductory seven-week course in the Arabic language, culture and religion beginning Oct. 2 at United Church of Christ (Congregational) of San Luis Obispo.

The weekly classes will enable students to read and use Arabic script, learn more about the people who speak it and gain some insight into the religion of Islam, according to a news release.

The free course will take place Wednesdays, from 7 to 9 p.m.

A $40 donation to the United Church per student is requested.

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