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Adult Learning at LTSP:
Christian-Muslim Engagement in North America
The Rev. Dr. David D. Grafton, LTSP Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor, Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations
Fridays Sept. 6, Sept. 20, Oct. 4, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov .22, Dec. 6, 2013
9:15 am-12:15 pm
This course will survey the history of Christian-Muslim interaction in North America; including the origins and identities of Islam among African Americans, immigrant communities, and converts; the impact of race, immigration, and 9/11; the role of the Qur’an and Sunna in daily piety and its various interpretations in multiple communities. The focus of the course is to provide opportunities and tools to engage in thoughtful, faithful and just Christian-Muslim engagement in local communities with integrity.
Seven Plenary Sessions are open to the public for Continuing Education (21 contact hours).
If you would like to participate in the Friday Plenary Sessions for Continuing Education or for Personal Professional Enrichment, register for at least five of the seven plenary sessions:
- September 6 – Introduction to the Course: The Qur’ān and Muhammad
- September 20 – Jesus, Mary, and Christians in the Qur’ān
- October 4 — Shar‘ia in Islam and America
- October 25 — Gender Issues in Islam
- November 8 — African-American Islam
- November 22 — Demographics of the Muslim Communities in America
- December 6 – Engaging Muslim Communities
More learning opportunities are available - check out the options on our Take a Course at LTSP page.
For information, contact Kathleen A. Afflerbach, Coordinator, 215.248.6324 or kafflerbach@Ltsp.edu.