Visiting scholar Sheikh Murtaza speaks on the challenges of modernity within the context of Islam in America and the mission of Imam Husayn.
Sheikh Murtaza grew up in Vancouver where he was involved in organizing various community activities and youth initiatives from a young age. In 2006, he and his wife began their formal religious education in the Islamic seminary in Qom. They returned to Canada in 2010, and he has since been serving the various communities. Sheikh Murtaza is the religious consultant of Az-Zahra Islamic Community Centre of British Columbia.