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  • ICJS Scholars will speaks on Maryland Morning, 10/27/2014

    October 17, 2014

    ICJS Roman Catholic Scholar Heather Miller Rubens, Jewish Scholar Benjamin Sax, and Muslim Scholar Homayra Ziad, will discuss “Why is theology important?" on WYPR’s Maryland Morning, October 27th.

    Living Questions: Exploring Religion & Ethics in Contemporary Life, beginning October 27, 2014 at 9:40-9:54 a.m., is a monthly segment on Maryland Morning with Tom Hall that examines issues surrounding religion, theology, ethics and spirituality in the modern world. We’ll hear the perspective of believers and non-... read more

  • Talk at American University, "Christian Jewish Reconciliation: The Unfinished Business"

    October 9, 2014

    The Washington Theological Consortium invites you to join them for the 14th Annual Tachmindji Event for Interreligious Dialogue. Members of the Consortium and the public are warmly welcomed. 

    When: Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. ... read more

  • Open Windows Festival 2014

    September 22, 2014

    Celebrating the Spirit of Vatican II in Maryland on October 26, 2014, 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 5401 Loch Raven Blvd,  Baltimore, MD 21239

    What exactly happened at the Second Vatican Council? How did this historic meeting of Roman Catholic leadership affect the Church and, indeed, the whole world? Fifty  one years later, we are still in the early stages of understanding the enormity of this event. In fact, there... read more

  • Meet our new Muslim Scholar, Homayra Ziad

    September 10, 2014

    The ICJS welcomes Dr. Homayra Ziad.

    Dr. Ziad received her first degree from Bryn Mawr. She then earned a doctorate in Islamic Studies from Yale. She has published on the Sufi pluralism of the eighteenth-century Delhi theologian and poet Khwajah Mir Dard, Urdu literature and qawwali, women and Islam, chaplaincy and Scriptural Reasoning. Dr. Ziad is on the American Academy of Religion’s Islam steering committee and a member of the WISE Women’s Shura Council. She is co-author of a fatwa against domestic violence, a featured scholar on the website ... read more