The Canadian city of Toronto is due to host one of the largest conventions of Muslim speakers on Friday, thinkers and theologians in the world.

The Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) convention is expected to attract around 20,000 Muslims from North America and around the world, where lectures will be delivered in English.

As well as Muslim speakers giving lectures on spirituality, the event has in the past featured non-Muslim guest speakers who touch on subjects such as political and civil engagement.

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