The Purpose of Life

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Jeffrey Lang shares his experiences as a young man struggling to find meaning in a world full of turmoil. He recounts his time growing up in San Francisco when his discovery of the Holy Qur'an compelled him to reconsider his scepticism of religion. He explains how within the Qur'an he found the practical answers to his most pressing philosophical questions of why evil exists, who is God and the purpose of life. Follow his heartfelt, rational exploration of the Qur'an as he "connects the dots" to figure out what God truly wants from the human being. Dr. Lang, a professor of mathematics at the University of Kansas, also discusses the human as an intellectual and moral being, the fall of the first human to Earth, the essential elements of faith, how to get closer to God, and how the Qur'an emphasizes reason in the spiritual quest. An engaging lecture providing insight into the thought process of one finding himself on a spiritual quest from atheism to Islam.

Jeffrey Lang is an American convert to Islam and author of the best selling works "Struggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam", "Even Angels Ask: A Journey to Islam in America" and "Losing My Religion: A Call For Help". He also co-founded Generation Islam, a networking group serving the needs of North American born Muslims.


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