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    Understanding Religion in an Age of Global Dialogue

    The Duquesne University Honors College is hosting Religion in an Age of Global Dialogue, a lecture by world-renowned author Dr. Leonard J. Swidler.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Honors College and the Committee for Muslim-Christian Dialogue at Duquesne. It celebrates the Week of Religious Harmony, recently dedicated by the United Nations as the first week in February.

    Swidler is the Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue at Temple University, where he has taught since 1966. He is editor of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies and president of the Dialogue Institute-Interreligious, Intercultural, International. Swidler has published more than 70 books, including The Study of Religion in the Age of Global Dialogue with Paul Mojzes.

    When: Monday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 6 p.m.

    Where: Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Avenue at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh.

    Information: The lecture is free and open to the public. Call 347.534.8442 for more information.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.