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Islam and the Challenge of Modernity: Understanding the Qur'an in a Contemporary Context

  • Time:

    2:00 p.m.
  • Date:

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
  • Location:

    Nazareth College, Otto A. Shults Community Center, Forum

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Nazareth College and the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue presents Islam and the Challenge of Modernity: Understanding the Qur'an in a Contemporary Context.
Date: November 9, 2011
Time: 2:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Nazareth College, Otto A. Shults Community Center

Forum Speakers

  1. M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D, 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
    (2:00 PM)
  2. Vivienne SM Angeles, Ph.D, 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 (3:30 PM)
  3. Scott Alexander, Ph.D, 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 (4:30 PM)

 

Dinner with Speakers (5:30 PM)

By reservation, $21 for the public & $16 for students

Email interfaith@naz.edu or call 585-389-2963 to reserve

Panel Presentation with Discussion (7:00 PM)

M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D, Vivienne SM Angeles, Ph.D, Scott Alexander, Ph.D

Event Info

Ticket Information:
Reservation for dinner:$21 for the public & $16 for students, The rest is free and open to the public
Sponsored By:
IIIT, Lecture committee, RES, and CIE
Contact Information:
interfaith@naz.edu or 585-389-2963, or 585-389-2383
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