Encountering Islam: Ministry in the Church and the Dominican Tradition
Join us for a series of lectures and workshops to explore the Islamic tradition and Catholic-Muslim relations in the Church and the Dominican life, study, and ministry.
Lecture and Workshop Series
Blackfriars Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception - "Celebrating Vatican II and Nostra Aetate : Approaching the Qur'an through Art"
Sunday, September 29, 1 - 4:00 pm
Thursday, October 17, 7:30pm
Lecture - Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett: “Origins of Catholic-Muslim Dialogue in the United States”
Monday, February 11, 7:30pm
Wednesday, April 10, 7:30pm
Ibn 'Arabi & Rumi Conference: “Being Fully Human” Opening Presentation by Professor William Chittick
Friday evening May 3 - Saturday May 4
Sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies, DSPT and Zaytuna College this workshop was conducted by Carl Ernst, former department chair of Religious Studies at UNC, Chapel Hill, in conversation with several notable scholars: Dr. Mahmoud Ayoub, Todd Lawson, Zaid Shakir, and Nargis Virani. His keynote speech addressed the theological implications of bracketing faith in the academic study of the Qur'an.
For more details please contact Sr. Marianne Farina, CSC or call 510-883-2081.