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Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations

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Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim-Relations

 

Mission Statement

Cultivating the practice of Abrahamic hospitality,
the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations
at Merrimack College educates for
religious, ethical, and cultural literacy.
We seek to counter destructive prejudice and increase
mutual understanding among peoples of diverse beliefs. 

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Department News

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    Prof. Dr. Josef  “Yousef” Waleed Meri, Allianz Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany is the 2014 winner of the Goldziher Prize for Jewish-Muslim Relations.
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    The e-board of our InterFaith Alliance attended IFYC 2014 leadership training at NYU.
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    Join us in interfaith prayer, dialogue, service and learning.
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    Did you miss Rabbi Burt Visotzky’s lecture on Jewish-Muslim relations on March 5th? Now you can watch on YouTube.
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    We will honor four students in the Class of 2014 for their interfaith and intercultural work at our third annual “Feast of Faiths” student dialogue dinner on February 11, 2014. We are proud to recognize Anna Ndamba of Framingham, MA; Iqra Iftikhar of Wakefield; Chelsea Comfort of Franklin;  and Neha Patel of Southborough.




Department Events

September 30, 2014

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    Can I Sit at Your Table?
    5:00pm - 7:00pm:
    Merrimack Club
    Student interfaith-intercultural dialogue dinner about diversity and inclusion. By invitation only. See Kathleen O’Brien in SAK 320 if you want to join us!

November 5, 2014

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    2014 Goldziher Award Dinner
    6:00pm - 9:00pm:
    Rogers Center for the Arts

    Prof. Dr. Yousef Waleed Meri will receive the 2014 Goldziher Prize for his scholarship and teaching in Jewish-Muslim Relations. Meri is Visiting Professor, Department of Studies of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.


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