2011 Annual Institute on Christian-Muslim Relations: June 12-18, 2011
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian
Black MacDonald Center for the Study of Islam and
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on Christian-Muslim Relations
University offers this
intensive six-day institute on its historic campus in the nation’s capital.
Co-Sponsored by Hartford Seminary’s Duncan Black
MacDonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim
Relations and Georgetown University’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding,
the institute is ecumenical in its scope and outreach and interreligious in its
structure. It is ecumenical because Christian pastors and pastoral workers from
all churches are welcome to learn about Islam. It is interreligious because
imams and Muslim community leaders are welcome to learn about Christianity and
to join Christian participants in study and discussion of Christian-Muslim
institute unfolds over the second full week of June, beginning with a reception
and orientation on Sunday evening, June 12, and concluding with a wrap-up
session on Saturday morning, June 18. The 2011 institute is the sixth one
co-sponsored by the nation’s two leading academic centers devoted to
Christian-Muslim relations. Sessions run Monday through Friday in the mornings
and afternoons with evenings free. Christian participants will visit a mosque on
Friday during prayer. Muslim participants will visit Christian churches and will
be guests at a worship service. The institute follows a seminar format with
20-30 participants gathered around a conference table with facilitators.
facilitators of the sessions are experts in their fields, both Muslims and
Christian. Among those assisting this year are Suendam Birinci (Hartford
Seminary) Yvonne Y. Haddad (Georgetown University), Leo Lefebure (Georgetown
University), Daniel Madigan, S.J. (Georgetown University), Sulayman Nyang
(Howard University), John O. Voll (Georgetown University), and Timur Yuskaev
and housing costs are kept to a minimum. This year’s tuition is $800. Rooms are
available on campus for $62 a night, plus minimal additional costs. Parking is
available for the week for $75. Participants are responsible for meals and
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR MUSLIM PARTICIPANTS:
Scholarships are available to cover tuition, housing and parking if needed.
Participants are responsible for travel and meals.
deadline for applications is May 2, 2011; final acceptance by May 16, 2011.
register for the institute, please contact Max S. Glassie (202 687-4005, firstname.lastname@example.org).
more information on the institute, please contact John Borelli (202 687-4936, email@example.com),
Special Assistant for Interreligious Initiatives, Office of the President,
University, and coordinator
of the institute.
ICC 260, SFS,
37th & O
Washington, DC 20057