Reverend Anthony J. Ciorra, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University, along with Rabbi Terry Bookman and Imam Yahya Hendi, will speak on “Children of Abraham: Jews, Christians and Muslims,” a lecture and conversation on the common ground among the three Abrahamic traditions, on Tuesday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Wallace Hall, 980 Park Avenue.
Father Ciorra is the author of Everyday Mysticism: Cherishing the Holy (Crossroad, 1995) and Moral Formation in Parish: With Your Whole Heart Turn to God (Alba House, 1998), co-authored with James Keating. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (For the Church and the Pope) award, which he received from Pope John Paul II in 1998, in recognition of his dedication and service to the church.
Rabbi Bookman is senior rabbi and spiritual leader of Temple Beth Am in Miami, Fla., and author of The Busy Soul (Perigee Trade, 1999) and A Soul’s Journey: Meditations on the Five Stages of Spiritual Growth (iUniverse, 2004). Imam Hendi is the Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University, imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick, Md., and the Muslim Chaplain at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
DATE: TUESDAY, JULY 11
TIME: 7 P.M.
PLACE: WALLACE HALL
CHURCH OF ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA
980 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK
Fordham’s Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education trains religious and educational leaders from around the world. In addition to the doctoral degree in religious education, the graduate school offers master’s degrees in religion and religious education, pastoral counseling and spiritual care, and education (religion), along with a professional diploma in religion and religious education.