Dr. Peter J. Casarella

Dr. Peter J. Casarella

Peter Casarella has been since 2013 an Associate Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, where he currently serves as Interim Director of Latin American North American Church Concerns and Area Coordinator for the Ph.D. program in World Religions World Church. Mun'im Sirry earned a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from the University of Chicago Divinity School (2012). His academic interests include political theology, modern Islamic thought, Qur'anic studies, interreligious relations, and Southeast Asian religions and cultures. Sirry's most recent book, Scriptural Polemics: The Qur'an and Other Religions (Oxford University Press, 2014) examines difficult passages in the Qur'an that have usually been viewed as obstacles to peaceful co-existence among different religious communities.

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