Event Title

Muslim-Christian Dialogue: Challenges and Possibilities

Start Date

14-2-2012 7:30 PM

Location

O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus

Admission

free and open to the public

Description

A lecture on “Muslim-Christian Dialogue: Challenges and Possibilities” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the auditorium of the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.

The speaker will be Dr. Amir Hussain, editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion and a professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University, a Jesuit university in Los Angeles, where he teaches courses on world religions.

The program, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the university’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center and Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning. For more information call the center, (651) 962-5822, or email mcdc@stthomas.edu.

A Canadian Muslim who specializes in the study of Islam, Hussain is the author of Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God, an introduction to Islam and Muslim-Christian dialogue, and more than two dozen book chapters and scholarly articles.

A fellow of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, he has appeared on the History Channel and has been interviewed by major newspapers in the United States and Canada.

Noting that Christians and Muslims together make up over half of the world's population and that their relationship has included periods of violence as well as cooperation and coexistence, Amir Hussain, professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, discussed Muslim-Christian dialogue both historically and in our contemporary world.

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center and the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center at the University of St. Thomas To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315

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Feb 14th, 7:30 PM

Muslim-Christian Dialogue: Challenges and Possibilities

O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus

A lecture on “Muslim-Christian Dialogue: Challenges and Possibilities” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the auditorium of the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.

The speaker will be Dr. Amir Hussain, editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion and a professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University, a Jesuit university in Los Angeles, where he teaches courses on world religions.

The program, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the university’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center and Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning. For more information call the center, (651) 962-5822, or email mcdc@stthomas.edu.

A Canadian Muslim who specializes in the study of Islam, Hussain is the author of Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God, an introduction to Islam and Muslim-Christian dialogue, and more than two dozen book chapters and scholarly articles.

A fellow of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, he has appeared on the History Channel and has been interviewed by major newspapers in the United States and Canada.

Noting that Christians and Muslims together make up over half of the world's population and that their relationship has included periods of violence as well as cooperation and coexistence, Amir Hussain, professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, discussed Muslim-Christian dialogue both historically and in our contemporary world.

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center and the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center at the University of St. Thomas To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315