Portland Muslim shares perspective

Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss A Muslim’s Perspective as part of a Bates College lecture series Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

The academic-year series features individuals who represent a variety of religious traditions, disciplines and professions such as psychology, dance, peace activism and education. Speakers lead participants through a brief encounter with a spiritual practice or experience that has been important in their own lives.

The next scheduled speaker is John McDargh, associate professor of theology at Boston College, who will discuss Living at the Margins, Living at the Center: A Gay Christian Theologian’s Journey March 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center.

For more information about the series, call 207-786-8272.