Wednesday, October 26, 2011

interfaith dialogue at nazareth college

Nazareth College,Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue,
 Presents "Islam and the Challenge of Modernity:
Understanding the Qur'an in a Contemporary Context,"November 9, 2011, 2:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Nazareth College, Otto A. Shults Community Center, Forum
 Speakers
1.M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D (2:00 PM), Professor of Philosophy and Qur'anic studies at Kutztown University, Former Vice-Chancellor of Hazara University (Pakistan) Topic: Qur'anic Ethics and the Challenge of Contemporary Radicalism
2.Vivienne SM Angeles, Ph.D (3:30 PM), Professor of Religious Studies at La Salle University, Past President of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies.  Topic: Qur'an, Women, and Modernity: From the Woman's Perspective
3.Scott Alexander, Ph.D (4:30 PM), Director of the Catholic-Muslim Studies at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
Topic: Qur'anic Concepts of Interfaith Dialogue and Peaceful Co-Existence in a Pluralistic World
Dinner with Speakers (5:30 PM)
By reservation, $21 for the public & $16 for students, the lectures and the panel discussion is free and open to the public
Email cisd@naz.edu or call (585) 389-2963 to reserve
4. Panel Presentation with Discussion (7:00 PM)
M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D, Vivienne SM Angeles, Ph.D, Scott Alexander, Ph.D