• Allison Pelyhes

Numen Lumen | Imam Shane Atkinson| 8/30/20

Associate Chaplain of Muslim Life, Imam Shane Atkinson, shares on the theme "Bridging to Hope". Shane shares about a difficult wrestling with loss and what turned him to hope in the midst of it. We encourage you to share your thoughts and responses to our speaker in the comment section below!

Our Music this morning also comes from our speaker! Shane shares a tune from his Muslim tradition.


Imam Shane Atkinson spent twenty years caring for patients as a Board Certified Orthotic and Prosthetic Practitioner. In 2011 he was awarded an Ijaza (Masters level traditional degree) to teach Islamic theology, law, and spirituality. Shane entered the Clinical Pastoral Education program at UNC Medical Center in 2015 as the first Muslim in their Chaplains Department. Shane completed a rigorous four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), and now teaches in UNC’s CPE program as well as serving on their Professional Advisory Group. Since 2015, Shane has served as Associate Imam at As Salaam Islamic Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Shane was named the recipient of the 2019 Muhammad Ali Spiritual Leadership Full-Tuition Scholarship to support his graduate studies in the Master of Divinity program at the Chicago Theological Seminary.

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