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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.

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