Scriptural Reasoning Launch Event at Oxford University - "Religious Leaders, Worldly Power"
Scriptural Reasoning is proud to present its Launch Event during national Interfaith Week, as some of the world's leading Jewish, Christian and Muslim scholars debate sacred texts from the Bible and the Quran concerning the emotive issue of "Religious Leaders, Worldly Power", and the relationship between people of faith, political power and the state.
There will also be the release of an historic statement by Muslim scholars from Al-Azhar Al-Sharif on interfaith dialogue.
Chair: Rabbi Jacqueline Tabick, Chair of the World Congress of Faiths, Executive Committee Member of the Inter Faith Network
Scriptural Reasoning Presenters:
Sheikh Professor Mohamed Abdallah, Professor of Comparative Philosophy, Dar al-Ulum Faculty, Cairo
Sheikh Professor Mohamed Elsharkawy, Dean of Al-Azhar College, Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, and Grand Mufti of the United Kingdom
Dr Ida Glaser, Academic Scholar of Muslim-Christian Studies
Rabbi Professor Marc Saperstein, Principal of Leo Baeck College
Rabbi Dr Michael Shire, Vice-Principal of Leo Baeck College
Dr Sarah Snyder, Lecturer in Religious Studies, University of Lancaster
Thursday 25 November 2010 at 6.00 for 6.30pm, at the Examination Schools, University of Oxford. Please join this historic occasion and book your tickets, as places are strictly limited.