A series of online lectures by Dr David Coffey, to be held on Thursdays at 7 p.m., beginning January 14th.
To access these lectures, register here.
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 and Jan 28th Introduction: What is 'admitted truth'
The historical lens: Muslim-Christian dialogue in the 7th-11th centuries A.D.
Lecture 2: Feb 4th: Thinking about the sources:
Qur'an, Sunnah, Sirah; Old Testament, Gospels, writing by Jesus' disciples.
Lecture 3*: February 11th and 25th; God: Essence and nature, attributes, acts.
NOTE THAT THE FEBRUARY 18TH LECTURE WAS POSTPONED DUE TO POWER OUTAGES IN HOUSTON, SO SUBSEQUENT LECTURES ARE ONE WEEK LATER THAN ORIGINALLY ADVERTISED
Lecture 4: March 4th: Humanity, Sin and Salvation
Lecture 5: March 11th Biblical Prophets and Muhammad
Lecture 6*: March 18th: Messiah/Jesus
Lecture 7: March 25th: The end times/conclusions
'Reading the Bible in the context of Islam'
Online seminar series presented in collaboration with the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies at Oxford.
RECORDINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR RECORDED RESOURCES PAGE
"Blessed are the Peacemakers": Islamic Peace Ethics and Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan's reading of the Beatitudes (Matthew 5)
Dr Charles Ramsey, Baylor University (USA)
Tuesday May 19, 0830-1000
Dr Ali Aghaei
Research Fellow, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Tuesday May 26th, 0830-1000
Dr George Bristow
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Religion in the Middle East
Tuesday June 2nd, 0830-1000
Making an Impact Centuries after Death: ‘Abdallāh al-Tarjumān (d. after 1424/828AH), Franciscan Friar, Convert to Islam and Harsh Critic of the Bible
Dr Martin Whittingham, Director, Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford
Tuesday June 9, 0830-1000
Dr Georgina Jardim, Fellow, Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford
Tuesday June 16, 0830-1000
D.Phil Candidate, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, and
Gladiator Trust Scholarship Holder, Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford
Tuesday, June 23, 0830-1000
Rev Sameh Ibrahim, Pastor - Presbyterian Church in Egypt
Rev Fady Lous, Chaplain - Presbyterian Church (USA)
Tuesday, June 30, 0830-1000
Dr David Cook, Rice University, Houston