Feb 11,'08 (Mon) 6:00 pm. Second Annual Shemin Trialogue Seminar, Children of Abraham: One God, Many Voices map to Carole & Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium
BOCA RATON - Florida Atlantic University will host a seminar titled "Children of Abraham: One God, Many Voices," at 6 p.m. on Feb. 11. The event, sponsored by area residents Rhoda and Emanuel Shemin, features speakers from the American Jewish Committee, the Islamic studies program at American University in Washington and the religious studies program at Miami University in Ohio. The seminar is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. For more information visit www.fau.edu/shemin or call (561) 297-2979.
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Boca Raton residents Rhoda and Emmanuel Shemin, along with Alan Berger, the Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Holocaust Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, presented the first annual International Shemin Trialogue Seminar entitled “Christianity, Islam and Judaism after 9/11: Creating Conditions to Foster Clarity and Understanding.” The seminar was held on Monday, Feb. 12 on the Boca Raton campus.
The seminar was free but registration was required. To learn more, call Bonnie Lander 561-297-2979 or visit www.fau.edu/jewishstudies/.
The three keynote speakers for the event were Dr. John Pawlikowski, professor of social ethics at the Catholic Theologic Union and president of the International Council of Christians and Jews; Dr. Khaleel Mohammed, associate professor of religious studies at San Diego State University; and Rabbi Dr. Riccardo Di Segni, the chief rabbi of Rome, Italy. President Brogan opened the seminar, and Dr. Berger served as moderator.
The proceedings of this seminar will be published, but that process will take quite a while (two years?).