Xavier Explores the Future of Muslim-West Relations

November 4, 2009


Of all the issues facing today’s world, none is more critical than the relationship between the Muslim world and the West. Xavier University’s Brueggeman Center for Dialogue will present John L. Esposito on November 18 at 7:30 pm in the Duff Banquet Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. A showing of the film “Inside Islam,” which features Esposito will be shown in Kelley Auditorium in Alter Hall on Xavier’s campus on November 16 at 7:30 pm. Both events are free and open to the public.
John Esposito is a university professor of religion, international affairs, Islamic studies, and founding director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is the author of What a Billion Muslim Really Think and is featured in the film “Inside Islam.”
Esposito’s appearance is co-sponsored by The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, The Department of Theology at Xavier University, International Student Services at Xavier, The Office of Interfaith Community Engagement at Xavier, Bridges for a Just Community, and Northern Kentucky University.