On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the blessed month of Ramadan, CIS wishes you Eid Mubarak. Prayers for everyone’s good health, well-being, safety and unity. With gratitude, peace, and blessings, your friends at CIS.
The Commonwealth Club hosts a panel featuring some GTU scholars on the connections among the the Abrahamic faiths, the unfortunate general lack of knowledge of the others' histories, cultures, and beliefs, and how increased understanding, tolerance, acceptance, respect, etc. among all faiths could help bring about a more peaceful world. They will also share expressions of faith and how Interfaith communities interact in the midst of the...
In this online event, Dr. Munir Jiwa of the Center for Islamic Studies at the GTU, presents on spiritual care, resilience, and community in these days of uncertainty. You can find both a video reflection and blog from him on our website after noon PST on April 24, 2020.
The GTU's Madrasa-Midrasha Program is pleased to announce summer research grants to support GTU students and scholars working on interreligious projects related to Judaism and/or Islam. Grants will range from $250 to $500 for individual projects and $500 to $1000 for joint projects, which are strongly encouraged. These grants were made possible through the generocity of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, which has supported the Madrasa-Midrasha Program since its inception in 2008.