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Mary the Mother of Jesus: a Connection for Muslims and Christians?

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Mary the Mother of Jesus–for Christians and Muslims? Some say the figure of Mary is a bridge of dialogue, others a bone of contention between Muslims and Christians. But most Christians are surprised to learn that the Quran has an entire chapter (Sura 19) named after her! Two national scholars, Dr. Rita George-Tvrtkovic of Benedictine University and Dr. Younus Mirza of Shenandoah and Georgetown Universities will address the importance of Mary in each tradition and as an intersection of mutual learning and theological reflection.


April 11
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Washington Theological Consortium
Institute for Interreligious Studies and Dialogue


620 Michigan Ave NW
620 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20064 United States
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