Schedule & Speakers

The Church and Islam: an International Colloquium at the University of Notre Dame

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Thursday, April 19, 2012


8:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.  |  Pope Benedict XVI and Islam  |  Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall (Lower Level)

Samir Khalil Samir, S.J., Professor, Pontificio Istituto Orientale (Rome) and Université Saint Joseph (Beirut)

Response by Abdolrahim Gavahi, Ph.D., President of the World Religions Research Center (Tehran, Iran)

 

Friday, April 20, 2012


9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  |  Panel Discussion: Christian Reflections on Holiness in Islam, Muslim Reflections on Holiness in Christianity  |  Notre Dame Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center

Panelists:

Mehdi Azaiez, Ph.D. Candidate and Researcher, Université de Provence, France

Rashied Omar, Faculty and Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace, University of Notre Dame

Rasoul Rasoulipour, Associate Professor, Department of Religion and Philosophy, University of Tarbiat Moallem, Tehran, Iran - and Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame

Gabriel Said Reynolds, Tisch Family Associate Professor of Theology, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame

Lawrence E. Sullivan, Professor of World Religions and Concurrent Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame

(We'll have a brief break from 10:00 - 10:15 a.m.)

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | The Classical Arab Christian Presentation of the Faith in the Islamic Milieu | 126 DeBartolo Hall

Samir Khalil Samir, S.J., Professor, Pontificio Istituto Orientale (Rome) and Université Saint Joseph (Beirut)