Fri, Feb 25

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Book Discussion with Dr. Craig Considine

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Book Discussion with Dr. Craig Considine

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Feb 25, 6:30 PM CST

Richardson, 1416 E Collins Blvd, Richardson, TX 75081, USA

About the Event

Due to the inclement weather and unforeseeable circumstances, we need to reschedule this event.  We appreciate your support and will send out another registration link when we secure another date for this event. 

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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Craig Considine to discuss his new book, "People of the Book: Prophet Muhammad's Encounters with Christians".

In this overview of Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) life and legacy, prominent scholar Dr. Craig Considine provides a sociological analysis of the Prophet’s teachings and example. He shows how the Prophet embraced religious pluralism, envisioned a civic nation, stood for anti-racism, advocated for seeking knowledge, initiated women's rights, and followed the Golden Rule. Considine sheds light on the side of the Prophet that is often forgotten in mainstream depictions and media narratives. 

Dr. Considine is an author and professor of sociology at Rice University in Houston, TX. 

About Dr. Craig Considine:

Dr. Craig Considine is an award-winning professor and best–selling author. He is recognized as an authority in interfaith dialogue and has written six books in the field of Islamic studies, among them Muslims in America: Examining the Facts (ABC–CLIO 2018) and Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora (Routledge 2017).

Dr. Considine’s peer-reviewed articles have appeared in top journals and his op-eds have been published in Newsweek and Foreign Policy. Dr. Considine’s opinions appear regularly in the leading news and media outlets around the world. He also has experience in filmmaking, having directed the critically acclaimed documentary film Journey into America.

Dr. Considine has spoken to audiences for Oxford University and the University of Edinburgh, among many other top-tier institutions. He is a practicing Roman Catholic. Craig is a native of Needham, Massachusetts. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, an MSc Lond. in international relations from Royal Holloway, the University of London, and a BA in international relations from American University in Washington, DC.

*Free on-site parking available.

**This event includes refreshments.

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