[CUA Office of Public Affairs]

Sept. 20, 2001

 

Panel on Islam Set for 3 p.m. Today

 

The Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue of the School of Religious Studies has organized a panel on Islam to be held today from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Life Cycle auditorium.

 

The program will feature brief informational presentations. Anthropology Professor John Anderson will speak on the nature of Islam. Kemal Ataman, a graduate student in the Department of Religion and Religious Education, will discuss the culture of Islam. Richard Hassing, associate professor of philosophy, will present the philosophy of Islam.

 

John Borelli, who represents the secretariat for ecumenical and interreligious affairs at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will address the theology of Islam.

 

The goal of the panel is to help students, faculty and staff learn about the religious and philosophical traditions of Islam in order to foster a better understanding about Islam and Muslims.

 

For more information, contact the School of Religious Studies at 202-319-5683.

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