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SHARING SACRED TEXTS

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A love offering will be collected

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Zion Bishan Bible-Presbyterian Church

Date
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018
8:00pm-10:00pm

Overview:

In this lecture, Prof Riddell introduces how Christians and Muslims, by reading each other’s sacred texts and reflecting on some shared themes, can deepen mutual understanding and appreciation of their own and each other's faith tradition.


Lecturer:

Prof Peter Riddell is the Vice Principal (Academic) at the Melbourne School of Theology. Peter completed his PhD at the Australian National University, focusing on Islam in Southeast Asia. He studied Qur’anic Exegesis at L’Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes/Sorbonne and held a post-doctoral fellowship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has previously taught at the Australian National University, the Institut Pertanian Bogor (Indonesia), the London School of Oriental and African Studies, and was appointed as Professor of Islamic Studies at the London School of Theology, where he served from 1996-2007 as the founding Director of the Centre for Islamic Studies and Muslim-Christian Relations.

This is the first lecture of the intensive course, ID/ME387, 1.5 Cr

Following class dates: NOV 12, 13, 15, 19-20 (7:15 PM-10:00 pm)

Fee: S$225 (Credit), S$90 (Audit)

To register for the course please go to http://bgst.edu.sg/students-portal/

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