|Dr. Brian Bradford
Saturday, August 13, 9:30-1:00 p.m.
Ambrose House of Studies
736 East Cork Street, Kalamazoo, Mi 49001
The Newman Community is pleased to sponsor a Saturday lecture and seminar by Dr. Brian Bradford on the history and significance of the Crusades.
The rise, expansion, and reaction to Islam
The doctrine and practice of jihad in the Islamic conquests
Hadith texts on jihad
Historical events in medieval Europe
The call of the First Crusade 1095
The path of the Crusade, its battles, and
the taking of Jerusalem in 1099
The first Crusade in Islamic literature
Islam and contemporary jihad
A PDF file of passages from the Koran, speeches of Urban II, maps, and other historical documents is available for Download
9:30-meet and greet
The seminar is intended for students and scholars with backgrounds in the diverse traditions of learning, including the liberal arts, the humanities, theology, law, medicine, philosophy, and science.
Registration fee: $25.00— includes refreshments, lunch, and photo-copy materials.
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