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37th Annual Thomas Verner Moore Lecture:  “Preachers of Hate and Their Impact on Muslim-Christian Relations”  


7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Columbus School of Law
William J. Byron, S.J., Auditorium
3600 John McCormack Road., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
DETAILS John L. Esposito, professor of religion and international affairs and professor of Islamic studies at Georgetown University, will present the 37th Annual Thomas Verner Moore Lecture: “Preachers of Hate and Their Impact on Muslim-Christian Relations.”
    Esposito is founding director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. He has written more than 40 books, including “The Future of Islam,” “Islam and Politics, and Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam.”  His books and articles have been translated into more than 30 languages.

A former president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, Esposito is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Council of 100 Leaders and of the European Network of Experts on De-Radicalisation. His awards include the 2005 Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion and Pakistan’s Quaid-i-Azzam Award for Outstanding Contributions in Islamic Studies.

The lecture is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow. For more information call 202-319-5519.
SPONSOR: School of Theology and Religious Studies  
Community of St. Anselm’s Abbey, Washington, D.C.


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