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Daniel Madigan


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Father Daniel Madigan S.J., an Australian Jesuit priest, is the Jeanette W. and Otto J. Ruesch Family Associate Professor and director of Graduate Studies in Georgetown University’s Department of Theology, where he has worked since 2008. He is also a senior fellow at the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and an honorary professorial fellow of the Australian Catholic University. His interests include Qur’anic studies, interreligious dialogue, and comparative theology, with special focus on Muslim-Christian relations. Madigan previously taught in Rome from 2000 to 2007, where he was the founder and director of the Institute for the Study of Religions and Cultures at the Pontifical Gregorian University. He has also taught as a visiting professor at Columbia University, Ankara University, Boston College, and Central European University. He is the author of The Qur’an’s Self-Image: Writing and Authority in Islam's Scripture (2001). Madigan has a B.A. from Monash University, B.D. from Melbourne College of Divinity, and M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Columbia University.