Pearl of the Islands Foundation (PIF) organised a 3-part talk series by esteemed Professor Douglas Pratt on Christian-Muslim relations.
1 – History of Christian Muslim Relations – 30 April
2 – Christian Muslim Relations in Contemporary Society – 07 May
3 – Principles of Interfaith Dialogue – 14 May
Ahmet Keskin, Executive Director of Australian Intercultural Society, facilitated the conversation and relayed questions from viewers to Douglas throughout the series.
You can watch all 3 talks on this Youtube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpsi4Yc-scZQaEnZliUrv29KT43TDa8J8
Professor Douglas Pratt taught Religious Studies at the University of Waikato for over 30 years, retiring in mid-2018 following the disestablishment of the Religious Studies programme. Currently, he holds appointments as Honorary Professor in the Theological and Religious Studies Programme of the University of Auckland and Adjunct Professor (Theology and Interreligious Relations) in the Faculty of Theology, University of Bern, Switzerland. He is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK; Adjunct Professor (Religion and Law) in the Faculty of Law, The University of Fiji, and Associate Researcher with the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics, University of St Andrews, Scotland. Recently elected a Fellow of both the Royal Historical Society and of the Royal Asiatic Society, his research interests include Christian-Muslim relations, interfaith dialogue and contemporary issues in religion.