Here you will find the resources linked with Dr David Coffey's lectures, on Thursdays at 7 p.m. beginning January 14th 2021. These lectures will explore the use of ideas which are admitted by both the Qur'an and the Bible in discussions between Muslims and Christians. You will hear about key historical figures, and consider important themes which can form the basis for constructive communication today.
Lecture 1*: January 14th and January 21st
Introduction: What is 'admitted truth'
The historical lens: Muslim-Christian dialogue in the 7th-11th centuries A.D.
Lecture 2: January 28th: Thinking about the sources:
Qur'an, Sunnah, Sirah; Old Testament, Gospels, writing by Jesus' disciples.
Lecture 3*: February 4th and Feb. 11th; God: Essence and nature, attributes, acts.
Lecture 4: February 18th: Humanity, Sin and Salvation
Lecture 5: February 25th Biblical Prophets and Muhammad
Lecture 6*: March 4th & 11th: Messiah/Jesus
Lecture 7: March 18th: The end times/conclusions