Jerusha Lamptey Lecture "Islamophobia: Headlines, Hate, and Hope"


Monday, April 3, 2017


6:00 pm


College Center Villard Room

Jerusha Lamptey Lecture "Islamophobia: Headlines, Hate, and Hope" Dr. Jerusha T. Lamptey is a Muslima theologian, scholar, and public educator. She is Assistant Professor of Islam and Ministry and Director of the Islam, Social Justice and Interreligious Engagement Program (ISJIE) at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Her work and writing focus on Islamic feminism, interreligious engagement, religious pluralism, and social justice. She is author of Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism (Oxford University Press, 2014) which re-interprets the Qur’anic discourse on religious ‘otherness’ and diversity. She is currently working on a new book (tentatively titled Divine Words, Female Voices), which explores the possibilities of comparative feminist theology.

Candace Schuster

Religious and Spiritual Life Office