Imam Yahya Hendi, FFC Advisory Committee

Imam Yahya Hendi is the Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University, the Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick, and the Muslim Chaplain at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.  He has written numerous publications on many topics, including women and gender relations in Islam, the coming of the Messiah, and religion and Islam in the United States. Imam Hendi has presented a multitude of interfaith and general lectures in the USA, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East over the past eight years. He was one of the Muslim leaders who first met with the President of the United States in the aftermath of the September 11 tragedy.  In May 2002, he was chosen by Hartford Seminary to receive its annual “James Gettemy Significant Ministry Award” for his dedication to his Ministry and for his work to promote peace building between people of different religions.  Imam Hendi holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Religions from Hartford Seminary, Hartford, CT. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Comparative Religion.

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