Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture and Dialogue Society Trinity 2022 Seminars: Book Launches and Panel Series

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It gives us great pleasure to announce a series of book launches and panel discussions through May and June at the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture and the Dialogue Society. First will be the launch of two Open Access monographs authored by Professor Paul Weller (Non-Stipendiary Research Fellow in Religion and Society and Associate Director (UK), Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture; Emeritus Professor, University of Derby; Visiting Professor Research Institute for Peace, Security, and Social Justice, Coventry University) this upcoming Monday the 9th of May, between 13:00 – 18:15.

9th May, 13:00-18:15

1st Book – Fethullah Gülen’s Teaching and Practice: Inheritance, Context and Interactive Development

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Respondents

  • Dr Martin Whittingham, Supernumerary Research Fellow,Regent’s Park College and Director, Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies Oxford
  • Revd. Professor Paul Fiddes, Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Oxford and Director of the Study of Love in Religion Project, Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford

2nd Book – Hizmet in Transitions: European Developments of a Turkish Muslim-Inspired Movement

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  • Emeritus Professor Jørgen Nielsen, Emeritus Professor of Contemporary European Islam and Affiliate Professor, University of Copenhagen
  • Dr Serena Hussain, Associate Professor, Research Institute for Peace, Security and Social Justice, Coventry University

The seminars will continue as follows:

16th May, 17:00-18:15 “Muslims and Dialogue”

  • Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, Research Institute for Peace, Security and Social Justice, Coventry University

23rd May, 17:00-18:15 “Humanists and Dialogue”

  • Jeremy Rodell, Dialogue Officer, Humanists UK

30th May, 17:00-18:15 “Christians and Dialogue”

  • Emeritus Professor Michael Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Social Theology, University of Birmingham

6th June, 17:00-18:15 “Jews and Dialogue”

  • Emeritus Professor Michael Taylor, Convenor of the Beit Din for British Reform Judaism and European Movement for Progressive Judaism

Finally, there will be a “Round Table Colloquium Dialogue of Series Presenters”. Structured around four mini-sessions, the seminar presentations will be briefly critiqued by each of the other presenters; the original presenter will briefly respond; followed by a discussion by presenters and attendees. Coffee is available between the second and third sessions.

13th June, 12:30-18:10

Please find more details in the PDF flyer or click on the link.