Harry Dimopoulos is Chairman of the Christian Rights and Freedom Ministry at St. Katherine Greek orthodox Church in Naples, Florida.
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Christian Rights & Freedom Institute to Show Documentary on Islam on December 3, 2015
“Islam, The Untold Story,” a BBC Video Documentary the historian and English novelist Tom Holland, will be shown Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the St. Katherine Cultural Hall, 7100 Airport Pulling Road N., Naples. The film explores the origins of Islam, an Abrahamic religion that developed in Arabia in the 7th century; it criticizes the orthodox Islamic account of this history, claiming that it lacks sufficient supporting evidence.
Holland explores the origins of Islam and asks why it took several decades after the death of Muhammed for his name to appear on surviving documents or artifacts. Arguing that there is little evidence for how the faith was born, he does not dispute Muhammad’s existence as a real historical figure; he claims that much of the Islamic origin story was developed much later in the early years of the Arab empire.
Individual admission is $10 at the door and is part of the Christian Rights & Freedom Ministry’s 2015-16 subscription series. Season subscriptions are $60 for couples, $40 for individuals.
Included in the subscription is admission to the 2nd Annual National CRF Symposium March 10-13, 2016, featuring internationally known keynote speaker Jay Sekulow.
For more information about the subscription series and benefits of becoming a season subscriber, please contact CRF Ministry at 239-391-3430 or visit www.stkatherine.net.
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