Sat, Feb 04|
Dialogue Institute Dallas
Jesus in Islam with Dr. Zeki Saritoprak
Time & Location
Feb 04, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Dialogue Institute Dallas, 1416 E Collins Blvd, Richardson, TX 75081, USA
About the Event
Join us for another important Dialog Matters program featuring Dr. Zeki Saritoprak, an Endowed Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University.
Professor Saritoprak will present the topic of Jesus in Islam from an Islamic theological perspective, including classical and contemporary theologians’ views of Jesus. Dr. Saritoprak highlighted different Islamic theological approaches to Jesus’s descent. Dr. Saritoprak will discuss the critical role Jesus could play in interfaith dialogue.
Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.D., is Professor and the Bediüzzaman Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University. He holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology from the University of Marmara in Turkey. Professor Saritoprak is the author of Islam’s Jesus (University Press of Florida, 2014) and over thirty academic articles and encyclopedia entries on topics in Islam. He has served as guest editor for issues of the journals Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations and the Muslim World. He is editor and co-translator of Fundamentals of Rumi’s Thought: A Mevlevi Sufi Perspective (in English; New Jersey: The Light, 2004) and the editor of a critical edition of al-Sarakhsi’s Sifat Ashrat al-Sa’a (in Arabic; Cairo, 1993). His He is currently preparing a book on Islamic spirituality tentatively titled Islamic Spirituality: Theology and Practice for the Modern World.
Space is limited, and RSVP is required to attend this program.