Sunday, January 3, 2021 – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
Christian Muslim Relations
Speakers: Speakers: Father Dave, Sam Madden, Mike Ghouse
ZZoom Meeting ID 858 0922 1996 Passcode 116703
Reverend Smith is an Anglican Priest from Sydney, Australia. He recently published a book titled: Christians and Muslims Can Be Friends. Father Dave’s work has extended beyond his locale to the Middle East on many occasions. He has been nominated for Australian of the year and has received other awards. His bio and a link to his book can be found on the Center For Pluralism Website. Father Dave will be discussing his recently released book, we will be talking about relations between Muslims and Christians, how to break down barriers, and Father Dave will take questions.
Details at: https://centerforpluralism.com/christian-muslims-relations/
Father Dave Smith
Father Dave Smith – the Fighting Father – is an Anglican priest who served as parish priest for 30 years in Sydney’s inner-west where he became known for his work with at-risk youth and was nominated three times for Australian of the Year. He took up professional boxing in 1996 to help
fund his youth programs and is currently Australia’s oldest active professional fighter. Father Dave is also well known for his social justice advocacy and inter-faith work. He is the father of four children
and the author of two books, the most recent being “Christians and Muslims can be friends” (2020)
Sam Madden is a Co-Director for the Center For Pluralism. He was raised in a Catholic home. He has an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting, graduate studies in both Business and Economics. He is a life-long researcher of various religions, realizing there are truths to be found in other religions as spelled out by the Vatican II Council. He has studied under various Professors of Religious studies including Bart Erhman, James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Religious Studies, and Amy Jill Levine, Professor of New Testament and Jewish studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School.