Education, Dialogue, Social Action
Everding Lecture:"The Heart of Islam: The Qur'an, Muhammad's Life and Teachings, and Islamic Spirituality"
Sunday, March 30, 2014 3:15 pm-6:00 pm
Abrahamic Initiative will be co-sponsoring the 2014 Everding Lecture Series featuring Omid Safi, presented by The Iliff School of Theology, St John’s Episcopal Cathedral, and the Denver Foundation. Omid Safi is professor, Islamic Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, specializing in contemporary Islamic thought and classical Islam. He is an award-winning teacher, speaker, and author and appears frequently in the New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, PBS, NPR, NBC, CNN, and international media. He blogs regularly at “What Would Muhammad Do?” for Religion News. He is also the chairperson for Islamic Mysticism Group at the American Academy of Religion, the largest international organization devoted to the academic study of religion. Please join us on March 30th at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral for a lecture by Dr. Safi entitled “The Heart of Islam: The Qur’an, Muhammad’s Life and Teachings, and Islamic Spirituality”.
The lecture series is delivered through the generosity of the Lee Palmer Everding & H. Edward Everding, Jr. Distinguished Lectureship Program in Anglican Inter-Religious Studies at Saint John’s Episcopal Cathedral and the Iliff School of Theology.
Event is free of charge and all are welcome! Donations always accepted.
Event will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral.
1350 Washington St, Denver, CO