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Seeking Convivencia

September 29, 2021 @ 6:30 PM CT - September 29, 2021 @ 8:00 PM CT


Jean-Pierre Ruiz, STD

Associate Professor in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at St. John’s University in New York, where he is also Assistant Director of the Institute for Critical Race and Ethnic Studies and a Senior Research Fellow of the university’s Vincentian Center for Church and Society. Ruiz has long been interested in the history and present realities of interreligious understanding. He is the author of several books including Revelation in the Vernacular, a volume in the series Disruptive Cartographers: Doing Theology Latinamente (Orbis, 2021).


Harold Morales, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and the City at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. His research involves studying the intersections between race and religion and between lived and mediated experience with a focus on Latinx religions in general and Latino Muslim groups in particular. He is the author of the book Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion and the Making of New Minority (Oxford University Press, 2018).

Seeking Convivencia is an online two-part series on Zoom sponsored by the Catholic-Muslim Studies Program and the Hispanic Theology and Ministry Program of the Catholic Theological Union at Chicago.


Join us for part one of the series, a lively discussion with Dr. Harold Morales and Dr. Jean-Pierre Ruiz on the complex and ongoing history of relations between Muslims and Christians in Al-Andalus, Latin America, and Latin@ USA.


At the Intersections of Islam and Latinidad Yesterday and Today

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00pm Central Time 

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The September event is virtual please register for the Zoom link.

To learn more about the February event, Interreligious Dialogue as Lived Practice, click here

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