Muslims Through Christian Eyes: From the Prophet to the Present

Harvey Cox is Hollis Research Professor of Divinity at Harvard, where he began teaching in 1965, both at HDS and in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. An American Baptist minister, he was the Protestant chaplain at Temple University, the director of religious activities at Oberlin College, an ecumenical fraternal worker in Berlin and a professor at Andover Newton Theological School. His research and teaching interests focus on the interaction of religion, culture, and politics. Among the issues he explores are urbanization, theological developments in world Christianity, Jewish-Christian relations, and current spiritual movements in the global setting (particularly Pentecostalism). He has been a visiting professor at Brandeis University, Seminario Bautista de Mexico, the Naropa Institute, and the University of Michigan. Cox is also a prolific author whose most recent book is The Future of Faith (Harper Collins, 2009).

Speaker(s): Harvey Cox, Harvard University
When
Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010 at 5:00pm
Where
1 Silber Way, 9th Floor (Kenmore Conference Room )
Who
Open to General Public
Admission is free
More Info http://www.bu.edu/smscinst
Contact
Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations
 
Boston University

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