Seminars Fall 2023
Approaches to Muslim & Christian Studies
Oct 17th - Dr Ida Glaser (CMCS Houston); 'Empires, prophets, and interfaith relationships: reading Daniel 1-6 in Islamic context.'
Oct 24th - Dr David Cook (Rice University); 'Glimpses of Christian-Muslim relations from Ibn Asakir's (1105-c.1176 CE) History of Damascus'
Nov 2nd - Dr Sam Ross (Texas Christian University); ''Those Who Believe in What Was Revealed Before” (Q2:4): A History of Muslim Exegetical Engagement with the Biblical Text'
Nov 7th - Dr Philip Jenkins (Baylor University); 'Climate change and the shaping of Christianity and Islam'
Nov 14th - Dr Motaz Al-Thaher (CMCS Houston); 'Law and ethics: the relevance of the reformation of maqasid (higher objectives of jurisprudence) for Muslim-Christian relations'
Seminars will be held from 7pm-8:30pm, and refreshments will be served from 6:30pm.
Venue: Rice University Bioscience Research Collaborative, 6500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030
Oct 17th - room 106. Other dates - room 1003.
(Parking available below the building, $8)
*Seminars will also be livestreamed.