The Building Bridges Seminar

For more than 15 years, the Building Bridges Seminar has brought together a range of internationally recognized Christian and Muslim scholars for intensive study. These annual seminars, each lasting three or four days, have explored many of the most significant themes in the interface between Islam and Christianity—among them, scripture; prophecy; the common good; justice and rights; human nature; interpretation; science and religion; tradition and modernity; prayer; death, resurrection, and human destiny; community; God’s creativity and human action; monotheism and its complexities; and divine and human power. Proceedings of most seminars have been published, with others in production. Texts from the Christian and Islamic scriptures plus theological reflections and significant documents from both traditions become the basis for discussion in a program that includes public lectures and private sessions.


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