Islam and the Challenge of Modernity:

Nazareth College,Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, Presents

Islam and the Challenge of Modernity:

Understanding the Qur’an in a Contemporary Context

November 9, 2011, 2:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Nazareth College, Otto A. Shults Community Center, Forum

1.M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D (2:00 PM),
Professor of Philosophy and Qur’anic studies at Kutztown University, Former Vice-Chancellor of Hazara University (Pakistan)
Topic: Qur’anic Ethics and the Challenge of Contemporary Radicalism
2.Vivienne SM Angeles, Ph.D (3:30 PM), Professor of Religious Studies at La Salle University, Past President of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies. 
Topic: Qur’an, Women, and Modernity: From the Woman’s Perspective
3.Scott Alexander, Ph.D (4:30 PM), Director of the Catholic-Muslim Studies at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
Qur’anic Concepts of Interfaith Dialogue and Peaceful Co-Existence in a Pluralistic World

Dinner with Speakers (5:30 PM) reservation, $21 for the public & $16 for students
Email or call (585) 389-2963 to reserve
4. Panel Presentation with Discussion (7:00 PM)
M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D, Vivienne SM Angeles, Ph.D, Scott Alexander, Ph.D