Trialogue: Creation. Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives

Academy Board member Dr. Amir Hussain and Executive Director Dr. Reinhard Krauss will participate in an inter-religious panel discussion of similarities and differences in the biblical and qur’anic understanding of the world as God’s creation. The event is organized by the Dawn Unity Group in Palos Verdes, CA.

Convener and Moderator

Dr. Robert Rothman
Dawn Unity Group, Palos Verdes

Panelists

Rabbi Mark Diamond
Loyola Marymount University
Msgr. David Sork
St. John Fisher Catholic Church, Rancho Palos Verdes
Dr. Reinhard Krauss
Academy for Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Studies
Dr. Amir Hussain
Loyola Marymount University

Date/Time

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Reception to Follow

 

St. John Fisher Catholic Church

5448 Crest Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Free Admission • All are welcome!

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam agree in their fundamental understanding of the world as being created by God. This means the world is reflecting the qualities of its creator but is itself not divine. The three religious traditions have developed similar yet distinct notions of how this basic belief is to be understood. The panel discussion will explore both commonalities and differences in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim understandings of creation.

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