Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali to deliver the second in a series of two Sadlier Lectures
Wednesday October 6th, 2010
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali
Wycliffe College is pleased to welcome as part of the 2010 Sadlier Lecture Series on the theme of 'Who Is My Neighbour", Bishop Michael Nazir -Ali on Monday November 8, 2010 at 7:00 PM in Sheraton Hall.
The title of Bishop Michael's lecture will be 'the Uniqueness and Universality of Jesus Christ' and will address how we deal with the challenge of inter-faith dialogue in a pluralistic society.
Bishop Michael is the former Bishop of Rochester in the UK. After assisting the Archbishop of Canterbury for the 1988 Lambeth Conference, he became the General Secretary of the Church Mission Society. Both of these tasks have provided him a close knowledge of the world-wide Church and especially of the Anglican Communion.
He has a continuing interest in mission and development issues and also in inter-faith dialogue and he is the President of the Anglican Communion's Network on Inter-Faith Concerns (NIFCON). He is a longstanding member of The Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity and Mission (ARCIC).
Bishop Michael is an Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Greenwich, a member of faculty at the London School of Theology and Senior Fellow of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.
He has written several books and numerous articles. The latest of his books include Citizens and Exiles: Christian Faith in a Plural World (SPCK, 1998), Shapes of the Church to Come (Kingsway, 2001), Conviction and Conflict (Continuum 2006) and The Unique and Universal Christ (Paternoster 2008).