Date(s): Tuesday, February 18
Time: 7 p.m.
End Time: 9 p.m.
Location: University of St. Thomas (McNeely Hall 100), St. Paul
More Information: Visit the University of St. Thomas website.
Presenter Rita George-Tvrtković (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is associate professor of theology at Benedictine University in suburban Chicago, where she specializes in medieval and contemporary Christian-Muslim relations. Her books include A Christian Pilgrim in Medieval Iraq: Riccoldo da Montecroce’s Encounter with Islam (Brepols, 2012); Christians, Muslims, and Mary: A History (Paulist Press, 2018); and a co-edited volume, Nicholas of Cusa and Islam: Polemic and Dialogue in the Late Middle Ages (Brill, 2014). Her articles have appeared in Theological Studies, Medieval Encounters, Catholic Historical Review, and America. She is former associate director of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs.
This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Theological Encounters Initiative of the Department of Theology and the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.