Posted on September 5, 2017 by Chester Ronning Centre

On Oct 30, in the Roger Epp Conference Room at 12:30 pm, Dr. Harry Huebner & Dr. Mohammed Ali Shomali will lead a discussion on Peace Resources in Islam & Christianity.

Join us on Monday, October 30th, at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room for Peace Resources in Islam & Christianity, a dialogue with Dr. Harry Huebner & Dr. Mohammed Ali Shomali.

Light refreshments will be served. No need to RSVP. This event is free & open to the public.

Harry J. Huebner is Professor Emeritus of Theology and Philosophy at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Canada. He is a graduate of St. Michael’s College in Toronto with a PhD in theology. He is co-author, with David Schroeder, of The Church as Parable: Whatever Happened to Ethics? (1993), author of Echoes of the Word: Theological Ethics in Rhetorical Practice (2005), and An Introduction to Christian Ethics: History, Movements, People (2012), a book on his mother, And That’s All There Is To Say: The Story of Margaret (Reimer) Huebner (2007). He has edited several books including two collections of presentations of the Shia’ Muslim – Mennonite Dialogue, Peace and Justice (2011), and On Being Human (2013). He is married to Agnes Hildebrand, and together they have three children and seven grandchildren. He is a member of Charleswood Mennonite Church.

 

 

 

Mohammad Ali Shomali is currently the director of the Islamic Centre of England.  He was before that Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Religions at the Imam Khomeini Education and Research Institute, Qom, Iran (since October 2001). He is also the dean of postgraduate studies of the international section at the Jami’at al-Zahra where the visiting women are studying. He is also the director of the International Institute for Islamic Studies. He is actively involved in inter-religious dialogue and has organized or attended conferences in Canada, USA, UK, Poland, Sweden, Ghana, Philippines, Georgia, Italy, Austria,
and Kazakhstan. He is author or editor of nine books, including  Discovering Shi‘i Islam which has been translated into 12 languages. He is a graduate of the Islamic seminaries of Qom, and has BA and MA degrees in western philosophy from the University of Tehran. He earned his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Manchester.

 


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