The Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center will host the first in a four-part lecture series by Dr. Robert Shedinger, Luther College associate professor of religion, entitled: "Can Islam Point the Way to a Just, Peaceful and Sustainable Future?"

All sessions will meet at 7:30 pm on the following dates: Jan. 3, 10, 24, &31 at 119 Winnebago. The presentation is free and open to the public.