"Maimonides and Islam" Lecture by David Novak

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 4:30 PM
Johnson Center, Room B

novakflyerDr. David Novak holds the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies as Professor of Religion and Philosophy in the University of Toronto, where he is a member of University College and the Joint Centre for Bioethics. During 1989-96 he was the Edgar M. Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at the University of Virginia. He has also been on the faculties of Oklahoma City University, Old Dominion University, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Novak is the author of sixteen books, including In Defense of Religious Liberty and Covenantal Rights: A Study in Jewish Political Theory, which won the American Academy of Religion Award for “best book in constructive religious thought in 2000.” He has also edited four books and authored over three hundred articles and reviews in numerous scholarly and intellectual journals.

Sponsored by the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies and the Department of Religious Studies.