"Who is My Neighbour?" Series at Wycliffe Begins with Archbishop Idowu-Fearon in September
Wednesday August 25th, 2010
During the 2010-11 academic year there will be a number of opportunities at Wycliffe college to think about this issue, which has come to assume primary place of interest and concern in theology.
Who is My Neighbour?
Thinking about Islam: Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, will offer an intensive course in late-September, a part of which will be an open and public Sadlier Lecture. Course Description: This course is designed for theological students, ministers and laypeople who would like to survey the fundamental concept of Islam. In this intense summer course two basic questions are raised and discussed in detail: First, what is Islam? And secondly, how do Christians engage the Muslim? Lectures and discussions focus on these two questions.
Course Dates: Friday, September 24 (9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.); Saturday, September 25 (9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.); Wednesday, September 29 (3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.); Friday, October 1 (9:00 a.m.—4:00p.m.); Saturday, October 1 (9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.)
The Most Rev. Josiah Idowu-Fearon: is the Anglican Archbishop of the Province of Kaduna, Nigeria and Bishop of Kaduna diocese. He was born in Nigeria in 1949. In his youth he trained for a short period as a soldier but soon realised he had a calling to serve God. He trained as a priest and after his studies in 1971 was ordained. He was appointed as a bishop in 1990. He has a strong interest in Christian-Muslim relations (and a PhD in Islamic studies. He is widely known in Nigeria, for his work on Muslim-Christian relations as Mr Dialogue He is co- founder of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Christianity at Kaduna. He has wife Comfort, two sons (Ibrahim and Dquda) and a daughter (Ninma).
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Reginald Soward Reading Room, Wycliffe College
All are welcome