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Dialogue Ireland Conference 2002

SUBJECT: Understanding Islam - A Christian Perspective
Location: Holy Cross College Clonliffe Road Dublin 3 (Near Croke Park)
Date: Saturday 12 October 2002


Dr Elsie Maxwell
Has been with Arab World Ministries since 1963 and has worked for 27 years in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. Since 1984 she has been working amongst Arabs in London while teaching Islamic courses at the London Bible College.

Jay Smith
Grew up in India and has served as a missionary in Japan, France, and Senegal. After completing a ThM in missiology (principally Islam) at Fuller Seminary, USA he is now working amongst Muslims in London, particularly at Hyde Park Speakers' Corner. He is also doing a Ph.D in the sources of Islam at London Bible College and teaching apologetics/polemics on university campuses both in the UK and the USA, and spoke at the Royal College of Surgeons last year.

  9.30 - 10.00Registration
10.00 - 11.00An overview of Islam
Dr. Elsie Maxwell:
11.00 - 11.20 Tea/Coffee
11.20 - 12.00 Hermeneutical Keys - Theological differences between Islam and Christianity
Jay Smith
12.00 - 12.45 Islam - A shaky foundation
Historical critique of Islam

Jay Smith
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 Jesus in the Qur'an.
Dr Elsie Maxwell
14.45 - 15.15 Difficult Questions answered
Dr Elsie Maxwell/Jay Smith
15.45 - 16.05 Tea/coffee
16.05 - 16.35 Sharing our Faith
Dr Elsie Maxwell/Jay Smith
16.35 - 17.00 Plenary session with speakersOpen Forum with all contributors
17.00Conference ends

The Conference is open to the public and all are welcome

Registration will be:

€15.00 paid before 1 October 2002
€20.00 on the day
€9.00 paid before 1 October 2002
€10.00 on the day
Tea/Coffee served at breaks and at lunch time. Please bring packed lunch

A set of 4 tapes will be available following the conference @ €20 [usually €25] and people can order a set before the conference at the special conference rate of €20 inc p&p!
Dialogue Ireland,
7/8 Lr. Abbey St
Dublin 1

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