The Taha Al-Alwani Lectures in Muslim-Christian Dialogue feature. Dr. Mualla Selcuk, Professor at Ankara University, Turkey and Dr. Ian Markham, President of the Virginia Theological Seminary. They will offer lectures-in-dialogue on Religious Education in a Diverse Society: Muslim and Christian Perspectives.
How can strongly defined traditions educate their followers and the public in ways that accept and enrich religious and social diversity? What theological principles ground and guide such education? How is such learning transformative of adherents and of their traditions?
Dr. Selcuk is Professor of Religious Education at the Divinity School of Ankara University. She has written on transformational forms of Islamic Education for youth, families and adults. She is President of the international Religious Education Association.
Dr. Markham also serves as Professor of Theology and Ethics at Virginia Theological Seminary. He has written books on the reality of God, against the new atheism, on Christian ethics and worship, and on dialogue in inter-Anglican, ecumenical and interfaith contexts. His recent books focus on Islam and Said Nursi.
Join us for an evening of insight, dialogue, networking, and friendship.
Full Reception Follows.
El Hibri Foundation
1420 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
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