An Abrahamic Family Reunion

January 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
UA Poetry Center

The UA Institute for the Study of Religion (ISRC) will be hosting “An Abrahamic Family ReunionJewish, Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Moses, Jesus and Muhammad.”

Please direct any questions to Dr. Peter Foley, Director of the Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture, at


4:00 PM Welcome – Introduction of Program and Speakers
Moderator:  Peter Foley, Dr. phil.
Director, Institute For the Study of Religion and Culture, University of Arizona

4:15 – 5:00 PM Moses, Jesus, Muhammad: Different Perspectives

“Moses, Jesus, Muhammad:  Jewish Perspectives”
Sanford Seltzer, Rabbi, D.D.
Institute For Judaic Services and Studies, Saddlebrook
Adjunct Rabbi, Temple Emanuel, Tucson

“Moses, Jesus, Muhammad:  Christian Perspectives” 
Karen Borek Ph.D.
Religious Studies Program, University of Arizona

“Moses, Jesus, Muhammad:  Islamic Perspectives”
Scott Lucas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Islamic Studies, University of Arizona
Director, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies

5:00 – 6:00 PM Questions and Discussion
6:00 PM Refreshments

Dr. Peter Foley, Dr. Sanford Seltzer, Dr. Karen Borek, and Dr. Scott Lucas