The Current State of Christian-Muslim Relations

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The Current State of Christian-Muslim Relations

Venue: J B Maclagan Chapel, NTC, M20 2GU
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm (includes refreshments)
Cost: Free and open to the public

About the lectures
The fourteen century relationship between the Christian
and Muslim communities is a long and complex one, with
many different dimensions.
The first two decades of the twenty-first century have
now seen a number of significant developments in
Christian-Muslim relations around the world, whether in
the strictly theological sense or in the broader cultural and
political senses. Some of these are positive, whilst others
are more negative.
This lecture will assess the current state of the relationship
between the two communities, and suggest whether
there is cause for optimism or for pessimism with regard
to its future.
Professor Hugh Goddard
Hugh Goddard has worked and studied in the Middle East,
in Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt, and has also undertaken
a number of research visits to other regions of the
Islamic World, including Pakistan, India, Nigeria, Malaysia,
Indonesia and Central Asia.
He is the author of Christians and Muslims: From Double
Standards to Mutual Understanding (London: Curzon, 1995),
Muslim Perceptions of Christianity (London: Grey Seal, 1996),
and A History of Christian-Muslim Relations (Edinburgh
University Press and Chicago: New Amsterdam, 2000).

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