Duquesne University to Hold Discussion on Christian-Muslim Relations

The relationship between Christians and Muslims across the globe is the topic of an upcoming lecture at Duquesne University.

Christian-Muslim Relations Here and Abroad: How People's Faith Guides Their Lives will be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 719 of Fisher Hall.

The Rev. Robert Dowd, C.S.C., associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, and Elaine Linn, executive director of the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) and assistant director for academic affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, will share their thoughts on Islam today and their experience of inter-religious relations.

Co-hosted by Duquesne's Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue (CCMD) and the Notre Dame Alumni Association of Pittsburgh, this event is being held as part of the Hesburgh Lecture Series, a Notre Dame initiative to stimulate intellectual engagement.

Sponsored by the Duquesne University Department of Theology, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.duq.edu/ccmd.

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