For more than 1400 years Muslims have been reciting the story of the life of Prophet Musa (peace upon him), which is contained throughout the entire Holy Qur’an, having only the vaguest idea of the physical reality in which it took place.
‘Tell the stories, that they may reflect’ (Quran 11:120).
“Sister Maryam Sinclair is a wonderful storyteller. All of our children from preschool through 12th were captivated by her telling of the story of Prophet Musa, peace upon him. She brings the story to life and adds many historical and scientific facts that further support the reality of the events. It was amazing to see how she could keep the attention of almost 200 students for more than one hour. Every student I spoke toafter said it was great and they learned a lot. I highly recommend Sister Maryam Sinclair to all Islamic educators.” Faatima Yanes, Miftah Uloom Academy, Union City, New Jersey
“MashAllah you captivated students as young as 4 years old to young adults (including their parents) with your presentation, which brought Musa AS's story alive. It was so heart-warming when after nearly an hour or more of story-telling when you suggested we stop, the room resounded with a loud "NOOOO!!!" from nearly 120 students. This was clear evidence of how enthralled the children were!
I was on an emotional roller coaster myself as I listened on, heart pounding as the narrations would peak to a climax. I noticed the faces of some of the parents as their expressions changed with the mood of the story.” Malika Niazi, ISUW, Mt. Kisco, New York
Mehded Maryam Sinclair lives in Amman, Jordan, where she has access to generous scholars of tafsir, archaeology, and history. She crafts narratives from Islamic and Prophetic traditions to delight adults and children alike, and inspire love of Allah Mighty and Majestic, His Messengers, and His Friends.
She is the award-winning author of three books: When Wings Expand – The Journal of a Muslim Girl, A Trust of Treasures, and Miraculous Happenings in the Year of the Elephant, as well as three audio CD’s: The Bowing of the Stars – Moments From the Life of Yusuf (peace be upon him), A Mercy to the Worlds – The Coming of Muhammad (may Allah bless him and give him peace), and Miraculous Happenings in the Year of the Elephant.
Date: Saturday 8th November 2014
Time: 9.45am – 12.30pm
Venue: Dawson House, 1st Floor, Ladbrooke Road, Chalvey, SL1 2SR (next to YMCA)
Lunch will be provided
Admission fee: £3 per person.
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Minimum age of children is 5 years and no boys aged 12 or over.
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