Boston College STM Online: Encore Podcast
About This Show
For nearly ten years, our continuing education staff at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry have been recording and archiving the lectures in theology and ministry that we host on campus. We call this collection “STM Online: Encore.” You can find a range of topics including Catholic social teaching, scripture, ministry, and spirituality.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 11: Islam for Catholics 101 - DeLong-Bas
4 days ago
Islam for Catholics 101 LECTURE March 5, 2015 Presenter: Natana J. DeLong-Bas This presentation covers major themes in Islam, including the role of the Qur'an and the Prophet Muhammad, the 5 Pillars, and common beliefs and scriptural ties between Islam and Christianity. Specific attention is given to the status of Jesus and where Muslims and Christians agree and disagree. We also address issues of contemporary concern, including the status of women, Islamic law, jihad—what it is and isn't—and interfaith dialogue and relations. Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry Natana J. DeLong-Bas is editor-in-chief, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women, and visiting assistant professor, Boston College Theology Department and Islamic Civilization and Societies Program.