Relating to the Other: A New Vision for Religious Pluralism
St Marks Centre for Radical Christianity is delighted to welcome Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University to St Mark’s Church, Broomhill for its Spring Conference.
- Start Date:
- Saturday 19th May 2012
- Start Time:
- St Marks Centre for Radical Christianity, Sheffield
- Tariq Ramadan
Currently holding a number of professorships around the world, Tariq is based in Oxford where he teaches in the Faculties of Contemporary Islamic Studies and Theology. Through his writings and lectures Tariq has contributed to the debate on the issues of Muslims in the West and Islamic revival in the Muslim world. He is active at academic and grassroots levels lecturing extensively throughout the world on theology, ethics, social justice, ecology and interfaith as well intercultural dialogue. He is President of the European think tank: European Muslim Network (EMN) in Brussels.
Lecture 1 The Quest for Meaning
Tariq will outline the approach to pluralism presented in his recent book, The Quest for Meaning, Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism (Penguin, 2010)
Lecture 2 Jesus and Mohammed
Building on the previous lecture, Tariq will explore the commonalities and divergences between these two founders of world faith traditions.