News archive - June 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Prof. Gianotti plans Muhammad Ali's funeral and memorial service

Studies in Islam professor, Dr. Timothy Gianotti served as the principal Muslim consultant for Muhammad Ali's funeral events in Arizona and Kentucky last week.  These events included the washing and shrouding of the body, the traditional Islamic funeral (janazah) prayer on Thursday, and the interfaith memorial service on Friday.  Leading up to these events, Prof.