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A History on the Rise of Islam and Christianity in African American Communities

November 02, 2022 @ 6:30 PM CT - November 02, 2022 @ 8:00 PM CT

Cecilia Moore

Cecilia A. Moore, PhD is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton. Dr. Moore’s area of specialization is the history of African American Catholics. She is currently working on the history of black conversion to Roman Catholicism in the 20th century. 

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Alaina Morgan, PhD is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Southern California. Dr. Morgan’s research focuses on the historic utility of religion, in particular Islam, in racial liberation and anti-colonial movements of the mid- to late-twentieth century Atlantic world. 

A History on the Rise of Islam and Christianity in African American Communities

Join us for part one of a two-part series that explores the roles of Christianity and Islam in Black American communities.

With co-sponsorship by CTU’s Dr. C. Vanessa White, Director of the Certificate in Black Theology and Ministry, the Catholic-Muslim Studies Program will host Dr. Moore and Dr. Morgan to discuss, among other things, U.S. history of Islam and Christianity in African American communities, the challenges these communities faced, and the various functions religion played in their lives.

 

 

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