Islam and Muslim-Christian Relations: One Day Interreligious Studies Conference

Islam and Muslim-Christian Relations: One Day Interreligious Studies Conference

Date:  Wednesday 5 February 2014 – 10.15 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Irish School of Ecumenics, Lecture Theatre G 16

The Irish School of Ecumenics-Loyola Institute Building, at the East end of campus, overlooks the college cricket pitch and the new distinctive sculpture, ‘Apples and Atoms’, honoring Trinity’s Nobel Laureate, Ernest Walton. Convenient entrance is via Lincoln Place or Pearse Street gates. Please see map link: http://goo.gl/purj5.

Guest Lecturer

Dr David Thomas, Professor of Christianity and Islam, and Nadir Dinshaw Professor of Interreligious Relations, University of Birmingham, UK

Author: Christian Muslim Relations: a Bibliographical History, vols 3, 4, 5

Covering the periods 1050-1200; 1200-1350; 1350-1500, Brill, Leiden, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Editor: Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Routledge Journal

Morning Session: 10.15 am – 12.45 pm

The Prophet Mohammed and the Qur‘an in the Structure of Islamic Religious and Political Thought

Afternoon Session: 2.15 pm – 4.45 pm

Christian Doctrine in Islamic Theology: Opportunity or Obstacle for Contemporary Muslim-Christian Interreligious Dialogue

Lunch available in nearby facilities on and off campus

Registration closes 31st Jan. 2014 at: ecumsec@tcd.ie (places limited).