The Lord’s Prayer - Praying Together in Jerusalem, online and in person, 3rd June

praying together

Source: Elijah Interfaith Institute

Continuing the successful text study of last month, we will look at the Lord's Prayer, led by Archbishop Frank Griswold from the United States. We will have a Muslim response by Dr. Marcia Hermansen and a Jewish response by Reuven Kimelman.

We meet on June 3, 11 am EST

  • 4 pm UK time
  • 5 pm Central European time
  • 6 pm Israel time
  • 8:30 pm India time

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We will begin with live prayers from Tantur, followed by the study session, which will conclude with a meditation on the studied texts. Estimated end time 7.15 Israel time. If you happen to be in Jerusalem, you are most welcome to join us there. Please respond to this email for more details.

Archbishop Frank Griswold was ordained priest in 1963 and then became the presiding bishop in 1998 until 2006. Griswold was co-chair of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission from 1998 to 2003. He was a member of the standing committee for the 1998 Lambeth Conference. He currently sits on the Board of World Religious Leaders for the Elijah Interfaith Institute. Griswold continues a ministry of teaching, preaching, writing, lecturing and leading retreats, nationally and internationally.

Reuven Kimelman is Professor of Classical Rabbinic Literature at Brandeis University. His work specializes in the history of Judaism with a focus on the history and meaning of the Jewish liturgy. He has written on the interaction between Judaism and Christianity in antiquity and modernity. He is also interested in the thematic connections between Greek and Biblical literature from Homer to Plato and from Genesis to Matthew.

Dr. Marcia Hermansen is Director of the Islamic World Studies Program and Professor in the Theology Department at Loyola University Chicago where she teaches courses in Islamic Studies and the academic study of religion. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in Arabic and Islamic Studies. Dr. Hermansen has also contributed numerous academic articles in the fields of Islamic Thought, Sufism, Islam and Muslims in South Asia, Muslims in America, and Women in Islam.

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