Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Virginia
Abdulaziz Sachedina, Ph.D., is Frances Myers Ball Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virgina, Charlottesville. Dr. Sachedina, who has studied in India, Iraq, Iran, and Canada, obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He has been conducting research and writing in the field of Islamic Law, Ethics, and Theology (Sunni and Shiite) for more than two decades. In the last ten years, he has concentrated on social and political ethics, including Interfaith and Intrafaith Relations and Islamic Biomedical Ethics. He is an American citizen born in Tanzania.
Presentation sponsored by the Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies entitled:
Religious Pluralism: A Challenge to Islam in Dealing with Human Right
Thursday, October 9, 2008
John Carroll University
20700 N. Park Blvd.
University Heights, OH
Dolan Science Center/Donahue Auditorium
Dr. Zeki Saritoprak
Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies