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ICJS 25th Anniversary Speaker Series
Three acclaimed scholars explore the conflicts that arise in a religiously plural world and how these conflicts demand the attention of Christians, Muslims, and Jews.
A Muslim Perspective
Thursday, October 3, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Baltimore, MD 21204
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Founder of the Cordoba Initiative and the author of What’s Right with Islam Is What’s Right with America: A New Vision for Muslims and the West.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has recently published Moving the Mountain: Beyond Ground Zero to a New Vision of Islam in America in which he delivers an open and honest clarion call, inviting readers to a deeper understanding of the role of moderate Muslims in America and in the world, triggering an entirely new conversation about Islam.
Continuing the Conversation: Responses to Imam Rauf.
Led by ICJS staff at 956 Dulaney Valley Rd., Baltimore, MD 21204.
Click here for PDF flyer.
A Jewish Perspective
Presented on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.
Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208
Click here to watch Rabbi Rosen's lecture, From Religious Intolerance to Creative Engagemen.
Rabbi David Rosen
International Director of Interreligious Affairs of the American Jewish
Committee and Director of its Heilbrunn Institute for International Interreligious
Understanding, former Chief Rabbi of Ireland
A Christian Perspective
Presented on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.
at Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210
Click here to watch Dr. Gillis' lecture, A Christian Perspective on Interreligious Dialogue: Regression, Stagnation, Progress.
Chester L. Gillis, Ph.D.
Dean of the College and Professor in the Department of Theology at Georgetown
University, Director of the Program on the Church and Interreligious Dialogue in
the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs at Georgetown University