On Thursday, May 16 at 18.00, the ‘Maurice Borrmans’ Library of PISAI will host the first ACU/PISAI Rome Lecture by Daniel A. Madigan, SJ, entitled: «Nobiscum Deum Adorant Unicum…»: How Could Theological Dialogue with Muslims be Impossible?
Daniel Madigan is the Jeanette W. and Otto J. Ruesch Family Distinguished Jesuit Scholar at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He joined Georgetown’s Department of Theology in 2008 and teaches in the doctoral program in Religious Pluralism as well as in the undergraduate program. Born and raised in Australia, he previously taught in Rome, where he was the founder and director (2002-2007) of the Institute for the Study of Religions and Cultures at the Pontifical Gregorian University. He is a Consultor for the Vatican’s Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims. He is an Honorary Professorial Fellow of the Australian Catholic University (ACU) since 2008.
His main fields of teaching and research are Qur’anic Studies, Interreligious Dialogue and particularly Muslim-Christian relations. His publications include The Qur’an’s Self-Image: Writing and Authority in Islam’s Scripture, Princeton, Princeton University Press 2001; The Routledge Companion to the Qur’an, ed. by Daniel A. Madigan, Maria Massi Dakake and George Archer, London, Routledge, forthcoming.