Oxford Interfaith Forum: Interfaith Discussion Series 2021

Oxford Interfaith Forum Discussion Series 2021

Oxford Interfaith Forum presents a series of discussions on biblical topics from multifaith and multidisciplinary approaches. This series is organized by the Oxford Interfaith Forum, co-hosted by the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies:

The Creation Story – 14 September 2021, 7:30pm (BST)

Welcome address: Lord Alderdice, Patron of Oxford Interfaith Forum.
Chair: Revd Nevsky Everett, Chaplain of Keble College, the University of Oxford.
Speakers: Revd Dr. John Goldingay, Oxford. Ustadah Yomna Helmy, Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge. Rabbi David Wolpe, The Max Webb Senior Rabbi, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, CA.

Abraham and His Children, 12 October 2021, 7:30pm (BST)

Welcome address: Revd Fr Jan Nowotnik, Direction of Mission and National Ecumenical Officer at the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
Chair: Revd Dr. John Goldingay, Oxford.
Speakers: Professor Anna Sapir Abulafia, Abrahamic Religions, University of Oxford. Dr. Zeyneb Sayilgan, Muslim Scholar, Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies, Baltimore, MD.

The Abraham and His Children discussion offered a rich investigation into Abraham’s family, especially views of Hagar (Hajar). Read more about this meeting and the discussion that took place: Interfaith Discussion on Abraham and His Family.

The Messiah and Messianism, 9 November 2021, 7:30pm (BST)

Welcome address: Ghanem Nuseibeh, Honorary Chair, Oxford Interfaith Forum.
Chair: Dr. Georgina Jardim, Senior Fellow, the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies.
Speakers: Dr. Benjamin Sax, Jewish Scholar, Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies, Baltimore, MD. Revd Dr. John Goldingay, Oxford.

The Festival of Light

Welcome address: Dr. Martin Whittingham, Director of Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies.
Chair: Revd Dr. John Goldingay, Oxford.
Speakers: Dr. Jesse Abelman, Curator of Judaica for the Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC. Revd Canon Dr. Robin Gibbons, Ecumenical Canon at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.

Further information and registration

You can find out more about the first event and register to attend online.

For further information please email Thea Gomelauri.

Oxford Interfaith Forum Discussion Series 2021 Flyer & Registration Link.

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