Understanding Islam: Its Historical and Theological Development

Presented by Dr. Brian Bradford (Western Michigan University)commenting on his doctoral studies on the early history of Islam

beginning at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 15 at Ambrose House of Studies 736 East Cork Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan


First Session : 10:00 – 11:45 a.m.

  • Early History: Mohammed
  • References to Jesus Christ in the Koran and other Non-Biblical texts


Second Session : 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

  • Spirituality and Religiosity in Islam and Christianity
  • Catholicism, Ecumenism, and Non-Christian Religions

A native of Jackson, Michigan, Dr. Brian Bradford attended Lumen ChristiHigh School before earning the B.A. in history and philosophy at Spring ArborUniversity.  After studying archeology in Israel, he earned the M. A. in history fromCentral Michigan University and subsequently completed his doctoral studies atWestern Michigan University.  He has extensive teaching experience in ancient and medieval history and has lectured on comparative religion, the early history of Monasticism, and Christian references in Islamic tradition.

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For more information, please call (248) 410-3575.