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Abrahamic Compassion

AAi unites Jews, Christians and Muslims to serve the poor, building bridges of understanding and respect in a context of compassion. Check out our recent compassion events, then contact AAi to learn how your congregation can sponsor an Abrahamic Compassion event in your community.

 

Peacebuilding Seminars

AAi brings graduate-level education from world-class scholars to grassroots Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities who want to learn about their Abrahamic neighbors and collaborate with them in compassion. 
 
 
Christian Seminars
 
For the Christian community, AAi offers:
 
Jewish Seminars
 
For the Jewish community, AAi offers:
  • UNDERSTANDING MUSLIM NEIGHBORS by Rabbi Reuven Firestone, an internationally renown expert in Muslim-Jewish relations, author of An Introduction to Islam for Jews, and Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Expected online availability: Spring 2019.
     
  • UNDERSTANDING CHRISTIAN NEIGHBORS for the Jewish community is in development.
 
Muslim Seminars
 
For the Muslim community, AAi offers:
  • UNDERSTANDING JEWISH NEIGHBORS by Dr. Amir Hussain, Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University and former editor of Oxford University's Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2011-2015), the premier scholarly journal for the study of religion. Expected online availability: Spring 2020.
     
  • UNDERSTANDING CHRISTIAN NEIGHBORS for the Muslim community is in development.
To host an AAi seminar at your congregation, contact AAi for details.
 
More seminars by additional instructors are needed to meet the diverse needs of Abrahamic congregations. AAi is building an international alliance of peacemaking educators to equip their respective communities to build bridges of understanding and respect with their Abrahamic neighbors, not only by surveying the vast common ground shared and exposing unjust stereotypes, but also by exploring various perceptions of difference that have divided us historically. AAi stands ready to assist Jewish, Christian and Muslim peacemaking scholars to develop these seminars and propagate them widely Read more

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