An interdisciplinary symposium on Christian-Muslim relations in America today will be held from Monday, March 27, to Wednesday, March 29, on Marquette’s campus.
The event features presentations by faculty members and visiting speakers addressing issues of inter-religious engagement in dialogue, Catholic-Muslim relations and Vatican II, Lutheran-Muslim engagement, extremism and terrorist violence in America, and the American Constitution and religious faiths today.
Events the first two days will take place in the AMU and will be open to the public. The third day will feature presentations and discussions, and will be open to the Marquette community only.
The symposium is organized by Richard C. Taylor, professor of philosophy; Irfan Omar, associate professor of theology; David Twetten, associate professor of philosophy; and Phillip Naylor, professor of history.
The symposium is funded by the Mellon Grant, the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, the Simmons Religious Commitment Fund, and the Office of Mission and Ministry. Additional financial support was provided by Marquette University Student Government and the Office of International Education.
More information can be found online.