People of the Book: Muslims, Jews, and Christians

In conjunction with the opening of the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia, this panel discussion explores the issues that cut across religious lines via the diverse viewpoints that exist within and among three faiths.

Recorded March 2, 2012

Moderated by John L. Esposito
Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service


James Allan
Professor of Eastern Art, The Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of the Middle East, University of Oxford

Reuven Firestone
Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and Co-Director, Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement, University of Southern California

Suleiman A. Mourad
Professor, Department of Religion, Smith College

This program is generously supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

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