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Abraham Dialogue Institute

Muhammad Shafiq with Dr. George Dardess

Abraham Dialogue Institute of the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is created to facilitate dialogue between Abrahamic Faiths with special focus on dialogue between the Middle Eastern countries and America. We have recently designed programs to promote dialogue through sponsoring symposiums in which limited number of scholars and graduate students from different countries will participate. We hope that educational institutions of other countries especially in the Middles East will join us in these efforts.

Upcoming Symposiums, Please register and join us

5th Symposium: November 20 and 21, 2014

Systems and design of Education. 

Themes: 

1- Designing electronic education. 

 2- The active modern electronic tools in teaching and learning.  والتعلم.

 3- Open resources in electronic education systems. 

4- Future strategies in teaching and learning. 

 5- Designing educations and its standards.  

  Location: Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Golisano Academic Center,  Room 38

Nazareth College

4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618 

Fax 585-389-2429

Phone: 585-389-2963 

Or in Saudi Arabia +966536525944

http://www.naz.edu/interfaith-studies-and-dialogue

Hotel Stay: Home 2, Suites by Hilton, 999 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14623, Tel: (585) 272-0090, Email is: mitch.demeyer@hilton.com
The rate is 90+tax and it is after discount of College corporate rate, the actual rate is  higher.

Registration: To attend the Symposium, please contact us by e-mail: interfaith@naz.edu 

Registration Fees:                                            

Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)     

Program Fee: $1000 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program. Please contact WSI for payment))

Total Fee: $1500.

Presentations: To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be one month prior to the Symposium.(250

 Translation:

 The Hickey Center will provide (English-Arabic) translation

To obtain further info please contact by email:  interfaith@naz.edu

6th Symposium, January 16 - 17, 2015.

 
Tittle is : Research Methodology: Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedia:
 
Themes:
 
1- Modern Linguistics Dictionaries
 
2- Biographical encyclopedia: original and new source.

 

3- Theoretical approach for writing dictionaries. 
 
4- The use of technology in dictionaries and encyclopedia.

 

  Location: Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Golisano Academic Center,  Room 38

Nazareth College

4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618 

Fax 585-389-2429

Phone: 585-389-2963 

Or in Saudi Arabia +966536525944

http://www.naz.edu/interfaith-studies-and-dialogue

Registration: To attend the Symposium, please contact us by e-mail: interfaith@naz.edu 

Registration Fees:                                            

Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)     

Program Fee: $1100 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program. Please contact WSI for payment)).

Total Fee: $1600.

Presentations: To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be one month prior to the Symposium.(250

 Translation:

 The Hickey Center will provide (English-Arabic) translation

To obtain further info please contact by email:  interfaith@naz.edu


Past Symposiums

 

4th Symposium: June 18th - 20th, 2014

Religious Language and Hermeneutics, and Its Impact on Understanding Religion

  اللغة الدينية والتأويل، وتأثيرها على فهم الدين  

Day One: June 18th, 2014

اليوم  الاول 19 شعبان 1435

10:00AM-10:30AM: Introduction by Dr. Muhammad Shafiq

                                مقدمة من الدكتور محمد شفيق

10:30AM-11:30AM: Interpretation of Religious Terminologies and Hermeneutics in Judaism and its significance in understanding the Hebrew Bible by Rabbi Alan Katz.

                     تفسير المصطلحات الدينية اليهودية و مدى اهميتها في فهم الكتاب اليهودي المقدس 

11:30AM – 12:30PM: Religious Terminologies and Hermeneutics in Islam and its significance in understanding the Quran (Presentation by Saudi professors.)

                         تفسير المصطلحات الدينية الاسلامية و مدى اهميتها في فهم القرآن الكريم                  

12:30PM to 1:45PM: Lunch and Prayer        الصلاة و الغداء 

1:45PM – 2:45PM: The importance of Knowledge of the Original Language (Arabic, Hebrew or other) in understanding and defining religious terms.                               

(اهمية معرفة  اللغة الاصلية (العبرية و القران و غيرها

في فهم و تعريف المصطلحات الدينية

2:45PM to 4PM: Discussion on similarities and differences in Jewish and Muslim traditions of the sacred text.

 مناقشة حول الاختلافات و التشابهات بين الدين الاسلامي و الدين اليهودي

Day Two: June 19th, 2014

اليوم الثاني 20 شعبان 1435

10:00AM-10:30AM : Introduction by Dr. Muhammad Shafiq

                        مقدمة من الدكتور محمد شفيق

10:30AM-11:30AM: Interpretation of religious terminologies and Hermeneutics in Christianity and its impact on the understanding of the Christian Bible.

                     تفسير المصطلحات الدينية المسيحية  و مدى اهميتها في فهم الكتاب المسيحي المقدس                     

11:30AM – 12:30PM: Religious Terminologies and Hermeneutics in Islam and its significance in understanding Quran. Presentation by Saudi professors.

                       المصطلحات الدينية الاسلامية و مدى اهميتها في فهم القرآن الكريم

12:30PM to 1:45PM: Lunch and Prayer   الصلاة  و الغداء

 1:45PM – 2:45PM: Interpretation of religious terminologies into Languages and its impact on understanding of the Religious Text.

                        تفسير المصطلحات الدينية و مدى تأثيرها في فهم النص الديني

2:45PM to 4PM: Discussion on similarities and differences in Christian and Muslim traditions of the sacred text.     

            مناقشة حول الاختلافات و التشابهات بين الدين الاسلامي و الدين المسيحي

Day Three: June 20th, 2014

اليوم الثالث 21 شعبان 1435

10:00AM-10:30AM: Introduction by Dr. Muhammad Shafiq

                      مقدمة من الدكتور محمد شفيق

10:30AM – 12:00PM: Religious Text in a Translated language and losing touch with its original language and the impact on understanding the religion. Jewish-Christian-Muslim Scholars Discussion.

                       النص الديني المترجم و فقدانه للمعنى الاصلي و مدى تاثيره على النص الديني

12:00PM: Lunch prayer and departure to Niagara Falls.   الصلاة و الغداء ثم زيارة شلالات نياجارا 

Location: Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Golisano Academic Center,  Room 38

Nazareth College 
4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618  
Fax 585-389-2429
Phone: 585-389-2963  
Or in Saudi Arabia +966536525944
http://www.naz.edu/interfaith-studies-and-dialogue

Registration: To attend the Symposium, please contact the following e-mail: 
Email: interfaith@naz.edu  or  "WSI Programs" <programs@westernstudiesinstitute.org>

Registration Fees:
Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)
Program Fee: $1200 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program)
Total Fee: $1700. ( for more information on payment, please contact: 966536525944)

Presentations: To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be one month prior to the Symposium.

Translation:

 The Hickey Center will provide (English-Arabic) translation

To obtain further info please contact by email:  interfaith@naz.edu

Or call us: (585) 389-2963 in US

*3rd Symposium: April  14-16, 2014

 

Theme: Sacred Texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the age of globalization

الموضوع : النصوص اليهودية والمسيحية و الإسلامية المقدسة في عصر العولمة

Symposium is to concentrate on the Sacred Texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam and its study. methods of interpretation, its response to modernity and globalization.

Topic themes:

·        The Hebrew Bible, methods of interpretation, reform and its response to globalization

الكتاب اليهودي المقدس ، وطرق التفسير ، والإصلاح ومدى  تجاوبه مع العولمة

·        The Christian Bible, methods of interpretation, reform and its response to Globalization

الكتاب المسيحي المقدس ، وطرق التفسير ، والإصلاح ومدى  تجاوبه مع العولمة

·        The Qur'an, methods of interpretation, reform and its response to Globalization

القرآن الكريم ، وطرق التفسير ، والإصلاح ومدى  تجاوبه مع العولمة

·        The Jewish Law and The Four Schools of Islamic Law and its method of Interpretation of the sacred Text in  response  to Globalization

المذاهب الأربعة من الشريعة الإسلامية ومنهجها في تفسير النص القرٱني ومدى  تجاوبه مع العولمة

*       The Qur'an and the Bible its methods of ‎Self-Purification

القرآن و أساليب تنقية النفس

Info: to obtain further info, please contact the following e-mail: interfaith@naz.edu

Location: Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Golisano Academic Center, 3rd Floor. Room 351
Nazareth College 
4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618  
Fax 585-389-2429
Phone: 585-389-2963  
Or in Saudi Arabia +966536525944
http://www.naz.edu/interfaith-studies-and-dialogue

Registration: To attend the Symposium, please contact the following e-mail: 
Email: interfaith@naz.edu  or "WSI Programs" <programs@westernstudiesinstitute.org>

Registration Fees:
Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)
Program Fee: $1200 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program)
Total Fee: $1700.( for more information on payment, please contact: 966536525944)

Presentations: To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be one month prior to the Symposium.

Translation:

 The Hickey Center will provide (English-Arabic) translation

To obtain further info please contact by email:  interfaith@naz.edu

Or call us: (585) 389-2963 in US

 

The Dean of Religious Studies of the Imam University will Visit Abraham Dialogue Institute on April 22-24, 2014 Program is under construction

Second Symposium:

Title: Religious Ethics and Prophetic Traditions
Date:   March 12 – 14, 2014

Topic Themes:

1.      Towards Religious Ethics.

2.      Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Ethics.

3.      Religious Teaching and Religious Ethics.

4.      Judaism and Religious Ethics.

5.      Christianity and Religious Ethics.

6.      Islam: Qur'an, Sunnah and Religious Ethics.


Info: to obtain further info, please contact the following e-mail: interfaith@naz.edu

Location: Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Golisano Academic Center, 3rd Floor. Room 351
Nazareth College 
4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618  
Fax 585-389-2429
Phone: 585-389-2963  
Or in Saudi Arabia +966536525944
http://www.naz.edu/interfaith-studies-and-dialogue


Registration: To attend the Symposium, please contact the following e-mail: 
Email: interfaith@naz.edu  

Registration Fees:
Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)
Program Fee: $1200 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program)
Total Fee: $1700.

Presentations: To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be one month prior to the Symposium.

Translation:

 The Hickey Center will provide (English-Arabic) translation

To obtain further info please contact by email:  interfaith@naz.edu

Or call us: (585) 389-2963 in US



 


 

 

 

 

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