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Hindu-Muslim encounters in Bengal

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Professor Joseph T. O’Connell
Date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2002 - 15:15
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Professor Joseph T.

Islamic monotheism and Islamic piety: In conversation with Hindu perspectives

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Professor Christopher Melchert
Date: 
Thursday, May 13, 2004 - 11:30
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Professor Christopher

The neo-Islamicisation of public space in Egyptian cinema and television

Lecture Type: 
Religion and film seminars
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Walter Armbrust
Date: 
Monday, February 6, 2006 - 13:15
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Dr Walter Armbrust, Middle East Centre, St Anthony's College, Oxford

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Dr Walter

Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism-Dr Michot Talk

Lecture Type: 
Surrender to God in Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Yahya Michot
Date: 
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 12:00
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This afternoon conference examines the idea of surrender to God in three religions and provides the opportunity to address comparative theological concerns. In all three theistic traditions there is the idea of human surrender to God. The conference will explore what this means in the different traditions and look towards a theological dialogue between them.

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Dr Yahya

Mysticism in Comparative Perspective: Sufi Mysticism

Full Name (inc. titles): 
Dr Samer Akkach
Date: 
Thursday, April 29, 2010 -
14:00 to 15:00
Location: 
OCHS Library

Dr Samer Akkach is Associate Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture (CAMEA) at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He was born and educated in Damascus before moving to Australia to complete his PhD at Sydney University. As an intellectual historian, Samer has devoted over twenty years to the study of Ibn 'Arabi's mystical thought and intellectual legacy, and especially to their later revival by 'Abd al-Ghana al-Nabulusi (d.

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Dr Samer

Mystical Traditions in Comparative Perspective: Session One - Islamic mystical traditions‚ Sufis in India

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Dr Talib Muhammad
Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
OCHS Library

Mysticism is a term that has fallen out of use in recent years, partly due to the critique of essentialism in the history of religions, partly due to the recognition that mysticism is particular to tradition and culture and partly due to the orientation to understand religion in terms of a politics of culture that sees religion purely in constructivist terms.

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Dr Talib

Radical Monotheism of the Qur’an and Equitheism of the Bhagavata Purana: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Allah and Krishna

Lecture Type: 
Wahlstrom Lecture
Full Name (inc. titles): 
Professor Carl Olson
Date: 
Monday, May 17, 2010 -
14:00 to 15:00
Location: 
OCHS Library

This narrowly focused essay proposes to compare the Islamic god Allah as depicted in the Qur’an with the Hindu deity Krishna in the Bhagavata Purana. This paper concentrates on how these two respective texts define the two deities. More precisely, this essay focuses on such issues as transcendence and immanence, creative power and play, obedience and love, and the relationship between God and humans.

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Professor Carl