The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies


RIGOROUS RESEARCH AND TEACHING ON THE MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN INTERFACE


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Here’s a chance to meet some of the staff at the centre, get a better understanding of what we do and find out why it is so important.


Thinking Biblically about Islam – a new book by Dr Ida Glaser with Hannah Kay – was launched in 2016 at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. Watch the book launch below.

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Muslim and Christian post-graduate students based in Oxford are invited to apply for two small scholarships being offered by the Solomon Academic Trust, tenable for the academic year 2017-2018. The start date is 1st October 2017 and the value of each scholarship is £2,500.

These are for students with a demonstrable interest in Muslim-Christian studies who would like to be part of the academic community at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies. Successful candidates will be expected to present their research at one of the weekly term-time seminars and be responsible for convening the monthly Qur'an and Bible Study Group.

HOW TO APPLY
Following the success of the first two Summer Schools, CMCS in association with Ebrahim College and the Islamic College for Advanced Studies is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer School (16th-23rd August)

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Monday 10th/Tuesday 11th July
Dr Ida Glaser and Dr Shabbir Akhtar to speak in West Yorkshire at a meeting for clergy and imams.

Wednesday 12th/Thursday 13th July
Dr Martin Whittingham and Dr Shabbir Akhtar to speak at the Inter-Faith Symposium to be held at the University of Wales, Lampeter Campus.

Monday 26th June
Teaching at CMCS for the Church Mission Society.

Monday 19th June
Teaching at CMCS for the Army School of Education.

Saturday 17th June
Dr Ida Glaser will lead a study day for the GOLD project (Group-based Open Learning Discipleship) on Thinking Biblically About Islam at the Easton Family Centre in Bristol.

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Wednesday 17th May
Dr Shabbir Akhtar will give a seminar on the future of Islam in the UK at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

The latest edition of the Research Briefing is now available in print and online and looks at different disciplinary approaches to Muslim-Christian studies.

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In this careful double exposition of the Bible and Islam, Ida Glaser and Hannah Kay emphasize godly attitudes, loving action and a deep appreciation of God’s grace and goodness as essential traits of any Christian. The authors walk the reader through two underlying frameworks necessary to think biblically about Islam.

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