Christology Symposium features Ismaili Muslim, Sunni, Traditional Christian & Progressive Christian Perspectives on Jesus Christ – Thursday Apr 6

The Christology Symposium is an academic forum that aims to showcase the diversity of Christologies within Christianity and Islam. The goal of the event is to show that Christianity and Islam are not monolithic communities and that each faith tradition contains within it diverse intellectual traditions.

Christology Symposium features Ismaili Muslim, Sunni, Traditional Christian & Progressive Christian Perspectives on Jesus Christ - Thursday Apr 6

Date/Time: Thursday, April 6, 6:30 PM

Location: McCombs School of Business, GSB 2.124

Host: Ismaili Gnosis – Austin Chapter (IGTX)

The Christology Symposium features presentations on Jesus from multiple Christian and Muslim perspectives followed by Q&A and a panel discussion. The following Christologies (theologies of Jesus Christ) will be presented:

1. Ancient Christologies
(Adeline Harrington, PhD Candidate in Religious Studies at UT Austin)

2. Sunni Muslim Christology
(Shakyh Mufti Mohamed Umer-Esmail, Imam at Nueces Mosque)

3. Progressive Christian Christology
(Rev. Dr. John Elford, Senior Pastor at University United Methodist Church)

4. Shia Ismaili Muslim Christology
(Khalil Andani, PhD Candidate in Islamic Studies at Harvard University) [link to my bio on IM]

This is not an event sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin. The views expressed at this event are of the student organization/invited guest speaker and do not represent the views of the University or its officers.

If you have any questions about this event, please message Alyjan Daya or email him at alyjandaya@gmail.com

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