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Duquesne University

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Pittsburgh, PA 15282
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Islamic Philosophy

Spring
Course #: 
PHIL 450W and PHIL 550
Department: 
Philosophy
Prerequisites: 
some knowledge of Greek philosophy

This course provides an introduction to major philosophers from the classical period of Islamic thought through their own writings. We will give special attention, as did they, to the relation between philosophy and prophecy and that between philosophy and theology, to divine and natural causality, and to the nature and destiny of the soul.

Readings:

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Student Population: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Region(s): 
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0
Subject(s): 
Enrollment: 
15
Credits: 
3

29 Nov 2017

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Migration and Policies on Immigration: Economic, Political, Legal, Cultural, and Moral Implications

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Power Center Ballroom C, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Duquesne University’s Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

The Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue presents a panel discussion by Suhail Abboushi (Business), James Bailey (Theology), Bernadette Paolo (African Studies), and Nihat Polat (Education), moderated by Barbara Murock (Immigrants and Internationals Initiative, Allegheny County Department of Human Services).

Contact: 
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11 Oct 2017

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Supporting Muslim Students

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue and Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh

Professors Laura Mahalingappa, Terri Rodriguez, and Nihat Polat will discuss and sign their newly published book, Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today’s Classrooms (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Copies of the book will be available for a discounted price.

Contact: 
ccmd@duq.edu

15 Mar 2017

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Salvation: Atonement and Intercession in Christian and Islamic Thought

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
College Hall 104, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

On Wednesday, 15 March 2017, at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Siavash Asadi (Imam Sadeq University, Tehran) will reflect on Salvation: Atonement and Intercession in Christian & Islamic Thought.

Dr. Asadi is a visiting scholar at Duquesne University, conducting research with the Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue.

His talk, hosted by the Theology Department, will take place in 104 College Hall, on Duquesne’s campus.

Contact: 
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08 Feb 2017

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The Problem of Evil: Islamic and Christian Perspectives

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Genesius Theater, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue and Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh

The Religion & Society Series continues with a discussion by Kevin Mongrain (Assoc. Professor of Theology, Duquesne University) and Suleyman Eris (founder and president, Respect Graduate School) about The Problem of Evil: Islamic & Christian Perspectives, in the Genesius Theater on the campus of Duquesne University. The event is organized by the Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue with the Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh, and hosted by Duquesne’s Theology Department.

Contact: 
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02 Nov 2016

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Christian-Muslim Relations Here and Abroad

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
719 Fisher Hall, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Notre Dame Alumni Association of Pittsburgh, Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

The Rev. Robert Dowd (Notre Dame) and Elaine Linn (Pitt) will discuss Christian–Muslim Relations Here and Abroad: How People’s Faith Guides Their Lives, in 719 Fisher Hall on the campus of Duquesne University. Organized by the Notre Dame Alumni Association of Pittsburgh in collaboration with the Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue, and hosted by Duquesne’s Theology Department.

Contact: 
ccmd@duq.edu

05 Oct 2016

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Religion and Democracy: a panel discussion

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
Genesius Theater, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
the Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue of Duquesne University and the Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh

Mark Haas (Political Science, Duquesne University) and Ihsan Colak (Respect Graduate School) will discuss religion and democracy with moderator Clifford Bob (Political Science, Duquesne University). The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.

Contact: 
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09 Mar 2016

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Abrahamic Religions and the Middle East

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University
Sponsored By: 
Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue

Duquesne University’s Consortium for Christian–Muslim Dialogue invites you to its 2016 Symposium on Inter-religious Dialogue, a panel discussion by David Harris-Gershon, Haider Ala Hamoudi, and Mark Haas, moderated by Luke Peterson. The event is free, open to the general public, and streamed live.

Contact: 
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