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Daniel Madigan

Faculty Fellow

Department of Theology and Religious Studies (Emeritus)


Rev. Daniel Madigan, S.J., an Australian Jesuit priest, is the Jeanette W. and Otto J. Ruesch Family Distinguished Jesuit Scholar and associate professor emeritus in Georgetown University’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies. He is also a faculty fellow at the Berkley Center. He has been involved with the annual Building Bridges Seminar since 2003 and in 2012 was appointed chair. Madigan is also a senior fellow at Georgetown’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and an honorary professorial fellow at Australian Catholic University. His interests include Qur’anic studies, interreligious dialogue, and comparative theology, with a special focus on Muslim-Christian relations. Madigan previously taught in Rome (2000-2007), where he was the founder and director of the Pontifical Gregorian University's Institute for the Study of Religions and Cultures. He is the author of The Qur’an’s Self-Image: Writing and Authority in Islam's Scripture (2001). Madigan holds a B.A. from Monash University, B.D. from Melbourne College of Divinity, and M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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