Archive

Monday, February 11, 2002
Lexington, KY
"Understanding Islam: Looking Back, Looking Forward"

The Marshall Lecture, Transylvania University

Saturday, April 13, 2002
Winston-Salem, NC
"Interfaith Relations After September 11, 2001"

Alliance of Baptists National Convocation

Thursday, April 18, 2002
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
"Islam in the South"

Annual Lecture at the Center on Religion in the South

Monday, April 22, 2002 to Wednesday, April 24, 2002
Delaware, Ohio
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

The Merrick Lectures, Ohio Wesleyan University

Monday, July 1, 2002 to Friday, July 5, 2002
Greenville, SC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Furman University Pastor's School

Tuesday, September 3, 2002
The History Channel
"Inside Islam,"

consultant and analyst for a two-hour documentary broadcast on The History Channel

Sunday, September 8, 2002
Winston-Salem, NC
"The Ecumenical Imperative" and "Sharing a Fragile Planet: Interfaith Relations in the 21st Century,"

The Rice-Cunningham Lectures, Knollwood Baptist Church

Wednesday, September 11, 2002
Drew University
"Children of Abraham: Looking Back, Looking Forward,"
Friday, September 13, 2002
Washington, DC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

The National Cathedral

Monday, October 7, 2002
Richmond, VA
"Claiming the Promises of God: Obstacles and Opportunities for the Children of Abraham,"

The Wein-Stein-Rosenthal Lecture, University of Richmond

Tuesday, October 8, 2002
New York, NY
"When Religion Becomes Evil: Challenges for the Children of Abraham,"

Interfaith Lecture Series, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church

Sunday, October 20, 2002
Stillwater, OK
"Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations: Obstacles and Opportunities on the Road Ahead,"

The Kyle M. Yates, Jr. Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, October 22, 2002
Stillwater, OK
"The Middle East: Where Do We Go from Here?"

Fall "Global Briefing" at the School for International Studies, Oklahoma State University

Saturday, November 2, 2002
PBS
"This is America,"

analyst for one-hour program broadcast on PBS

Monday, November 4, 2002
Immanuel Baptist Church
"Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations,"
Thursday, November 7, 2002 to Friday, November 8, 2002
Chicago, IL
"Christians and Muslims: The Way Forward,"

National Interfaith Summit

Sunday, November 10, 2002
Greenville, SC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

First Baptist Church

Friday, November 15, 2002 to Saturday, November 16, 2002
Portland, OR
"Obstacles and Opportunities for the Children of Abraham,"

The Center for Spiritual Development atTrinity Episcopal Cathedral

Saturday, November 23, 2002
Toronto, Canada
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Annual meeting of the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion

Sunday, January 5, 2003 to Tuesday, January 7, 2003
Atlanta, GA
"Reclaiming the Center,"

national consultation on the future of Jewish-Christian relations

Saturday, January 11, 2003 to Monday, January 13, 2003
Savannah, GA
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Community lectures & sermon at First Baptist Church; lectures at Savannah Country Day School

Friday, January 31, 2003 to Saturday, February 1, 2003
Chapel Hill, NC
"The Qur'an: The Use and Abuse of a Sacred Text,"

UNC Symposium

Sunday, February 23, 2003
Atlanta, GA
"Gender Discrimination among the Jews, Christians and Muslims,"

symposium convened by the Amer. Assoc. of Univ. Women

Monday, February 24, 2003 to Tuesday, February 25, 2003
Mars Hill, NC.
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

The Staley Lectures at Mars Hill College

Sunday, March 2, 2003
Anderson, SC
"Sharing a Fragile Planet: Obstacles and Opportunities for the Children of Abraham,"

three lectures at the Anderson School of Theology for Laypersons

Sunday, March 2, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Wake Forest Forum lecture

Thursday, March 6, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Wake Forest Forum lecture

Monday, March 17, 2003
Richmond, VA
Three lectures

at a special meeting of the Virginia Council of Churches

Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Martinsville, VA
Featured speaker

at the ecumenical ministerial association meeting

Saturday, March 22, 2003 to Sunday, March 23, 2003
Rocky Mount, NC
Community lecture

combined adult classes and sermon at Lakeside Baptist Church

Sunday, March 30, 2003
Staunton, VA
University lecture

at Mary Baldwin College

Saturday, April 5, 2003 to Monday, April 7, 2003
Fulton, MO
University lectures

at Westminster College and annual Presbytery meeting

Monday, April 21, 2003 to Tuesday, April 22, 2003
Macon, GA
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

four lectures at the Center for Baptist Studies, Mercer University

Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
"Towards Understanding Islam"

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Banquet

Friday, April 25, 2003 to Sunday, April 27, 2003
Spring Lake, MI
Three lectures and sermon

at the Center for Religion and Life, and Christ Community Church

Tuesday, April 29, 2003
Charlotte, NC
"Annual Claude Broach Lecture"

the Ecumenical Institute

Saturday, May 3, 2003 to Sunday, May 4, 2003
Montgomery, AL
Featured speaker

at the annual meeting of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) of AL; adult ed. & sermon, Pintlala Baptist Church

Thursday, May 8, 2003
Athens, WV
Lecture at Concord College

(in conjunction with the Concord College Book Award for 2003); lunch/presentation with regional ecumenical ministers' council,

Friday, May 9, 2003 to Sunday, May 11, 2003
San Antonio, TX
Lectures/presentations

at the Mennonite Church, TrinityBaptist Church and the Ecumenical Peace Center

Thursday, May 22, 2003
Pinehurst, NC
Ruth Pauley Community Lecture

and lecture at Sandhills Community College

Friday, June 13, 2003 to Saturday, June 14, 2003
Chapel Hill, NC
"The Qur'an: The Use and Abuse of a Sacred Text,"

UNC symposium

Sunday, June 15, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
Sermon

at Wake Forest Baptist Church

Monday, June 16, 2003
Hickory, NC
Presentation on "Teaching Islam"

Teleconference (Statewide) at N.C. State Education Association

Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Clemmons, NC
Featured speaker

for Charlotte (NC) Catholic Priests Association Retreat

Friday, June 27, 2003
Charlotte, NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Workshop at the national CBF meeting

Wednesday, July 2, 2003
Tarrytown, NY
Consultant at the Planning Retreat

for The Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Tuesday, July 8, 2003
Cullowee, NC
Presentation at multi-state Baptist Youth Camp

Western Carolina University

Saturday, July 12, 2003 to Sunday, July 13, 2003
Little Rock, A
Community lecture, adult education and sermon

at Pulaski Heights Baptist

Monday, July 21, 2003 to Wednesday, July 23, 2003
Morehead, MN
"In the Name of God: Religion and Violence in the Middle East"

four lectures at the Charis Ecumenical Institute, Summer Conference, Concordia College,

Monday, August 11, 2003 to Friday, August 15, 2003
Chautauqua, NY
“The Greater Middle East":

Five lectures at The Chautauqua Institution
Monday:
"The Greater Middle East: A Turbulent Region in Transition"
Tuesday:
" Iraq is not Iran, Algeria is not Afghanistan: Exploring the Dense Thicket of the Particulars"
" Religion, Politics, Oil and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Volatile Mix in the Middle East"
Wednesday:
"From Kabul to Jerusalem: Dead Ends and Detours on the Road to Peace"
"Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead"

Saturday, September 13, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
Presentations/Workshops

at Salem Presbytery meeting

Monday, September 15, 2003 to Tuesday, September 16, 2003
Banner Elk, NC
The Staley Lecture and chapel speaker

at Lees-McRae College

Saturday, September 20, 2003
Jekyll Island, GA
Speaker

at the Southeastern Booksellers Association Meeting

Sunday, September 21, 2003
Ames, Iowa
Community Lecture and Sermon

at First Baptist Church

Monday, September 22, 2003 to Tuesday, September 23, 2003
Waverly, IA
Convocation speaker

a Wartburg College

Monday, September 29, 2003
Tulsa, OK
The William and Rita Bell Lecture

Tulsa University

Thursday, October 2, 2003 to Sunday, October 5, 2003
New Orleans, LA
"Welcoming the World's Religions to Our Campuses"

Four plenary presentations at the national meeting of presidents, chaplains, & faculty from 50 UCC/Disciples Colleges and seminaries. Host: Dillard University

Monday, October 6, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
Teleconference dialogue with James Waller (in Seattle, WA);

event convened/sponsored by Moravian Seminary in PA

Friday, October 10, 2003
Winston-Salem, NC
Back to the Classroom Lecture

at Wake Forest University Homecoming

Sunday, October 12, 2003
Greensboro, NC
Lecture/discussion

at New Garden Friends Meeting

Tuesday, October 21, 2003
Hartford, CT
Lecture and Christian-Muslim dialogical encounter

Hartford Seminar

Saturday, October 25, 2003 to Sunday, October 26, 2003
Rochester, NY
Community lecture, adult education and sermon

at Pittsford Presbyterian church

Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Greenville, NC
The Jarvis Lecture on Christianity and Community

lunch/presentation with regional ecumenical ministers conference

Sunday, November 9, 2003
Huntington, WV
Moore Christian Lecture

at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church

Monday, November 10, 2003
Harrisburg PA
Plenary presentation

at the Pennsylvania Pastors Conference

Saturday, November 22, 2003 to Tuesday, November 25, 2003
Atlanta, GA
When Religion Becomes Evil

Presentation at the American Academy of Religion Meeting,

Wednesday, December 3, 2003
West Palm Beach, FL
Community Lecture

at the Center for Jewish-Christian Relations

Thursday, December 4, 2003
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Press Club Holiday Author's Party

The Carter Center

Monday, December 8, 2003
Chattanooga, TN
Lectures

at The Baylor School

Wednesday, January 21, 2004
Chapel Hill, NC
Presentation

at a combined meeting of the Harvard, Princeton and Stanford Clubs of the Research Triangle

Tuesday, February 10, 2004
Elmhurst, IL
Founder's Day Convocation Address

at Elmhurst College

Wednesday, February 11, 2004
Ft. Worth, TX
Oreon Scott Lectures

at the Ministers' School, Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University

Sunday, February 22, 2004
Toledo, OH
The Goldberg Lecture

co-sponsored by The Toledo Community Foundation and Lourdes College

Monday, February 23, 2004
Defiance, OH
University lectures at Defiance College
Sunday, February 29, 2004
Worcester, MA
The Scroggins Lecture

First Baptist Church

Tuesday, March 2, 2004
Baltimore, MD
Lecture

at Johns Hopkins University

Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Towson, MD
Lecture

at Towson University

Friday, March 5, 2004 to Saturday, March 6, 2004
Chapel Hill, NC
Symposium on "War,Peace, International Affairs and the Church"

(other speakers: Joan Brown Campbell, Gary Dorrien and Congressman David Price [D-NC]) at Binkley Baptist Church

Sunday, March 7, 2004 to Monday, March 8, 2004
Florence, SC
Sermon, community lecture, and clergy workshop

First Medthodist Church

Thursday, March 25, 2004 to Friday, March 26, 2004
Tempe, AZ
Lecture/Faculty Consultation on "Religion, Violence and Peace,"

The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, Arizona State University

Monday, March 29, 2004
Williamsburg, VA
Clergy workshop

convened by the Baptist Center for Ethics

Tuesday, April 6, 2004
Wilson, NC
Annual Hackney Library Lecture

at Barton College

Saturday, April 17, 2004
Dayton, OH
Convocation Address

at the annual meeting of the Alliance of Baptists

Sunday, April 18, 2004 to Monday, April 19, 2004
Asheville, NC
Lectures on "Understanding Islam" and "When Religion Becomes Evil,"

First Baptist Church

Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Goucher College
"Obstacles and Opportunities for the Children of Abraham"

Lecture sponsored by the Institute for Jewish-Christian Studies

Saturday, April 24, 2004
Greenville, SC
Lectures

at Trinity Lutheran Churc

Monday, April 26, 2004
Lake Charles, LA
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Banners Lecture, McNeese State University

Monday, May 10, 2004
Greensboro, NC
Lecture

at First Christian Church

Tuesday, June 1, 2004
Orangeburg, SC
Presentation at Ecumenical and Interfaith Breakfast

SC Methodist Church Annual Conference

Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Columbia, SC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Presentation at University of South Carolina

Monday, June 28, 2004
Bethesda, MD
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Presentation at Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Monday, July 12, 2004
Tarrytown, NY
"Changing Dynamics in Contemporary Islam,"

Presentation at Rockefeller Brothers Fund Staff Retreat, Pontantico

Monday, September 13, 2004 to Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Jefferson City, TN
The Carlyle Marney Lecture and chapel sermon

at Carson-Newman College

Sunday, September 19, 2004
Atlanta, GA
"Religion and Public Education: Who is Formulating Public Policy?"

Forum sponsored by the American Association of University Women

Monday, September 27, 2004 to Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Billings, MT
The Wheatley Lecture and chapel sermon

at Rocky Mountain College

Monday, October 4, 2004 to Tuesday, October 5, 2004
Sheboygan, WI
Annual Mission House Lecture

at Lakeland College

Monday, October 18, 2004
Greenville, SC
"Religion and Higher Education,"

Faculty presentation , Furman Univ.

Tuesday, October 19, 2004
Elon, NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Presentation at First Baptist Church,

Monday, October 25, 2004 to Tuesday, October 26, 2004
St. Petersburg, FL
Lectures

at Eckerd College

Thursday, November 4, 2004
Hartford, CT
John F. Whealon Memorial Lecture

at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Council of Churches,

Monday, November 8, 2004 to Tuesday, November 9, 2004
Mercersburg, PA
Lectures

at Mercersburg Academy

Friday, November 12, 2004 to Sunday, November 14, 2004
Huntsville, AL
Workshop and lectures

at Good Shepherd Catholic Church

Thursday, January 27, 2005
Lawrenceville, GA
Lecture

at Georgia Perimeter College

Sunday, January 30, 2005
Southern Pines, NC
"Being a Christian in a Pluralistic World"

Lecture at Brownstone Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 to Friday, February 4, 2005
DeLand, FL
Lectures

at the annual Pastor's School, Stetson University

Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Buies Creek, NC
University lectures

at Campbell University

Friday, February 25, 2005
Durham, NC
Ecumenical clergy seminar on Jewish-Christian relations
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Greensboro, NC
Jean Fortner Ward Lecture

Greensboro College

Saturday, March 5, 2005
Buffalo, NY
Lecture

at Canisius College

Sunday, March 6, 2005
Buffalo, NY
Sermon and adult education forum

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Goldsboro, NC
"Militant Islam,"

Lecture at Wayne County Community College

Monday, April 4, 2005 to Tuesday, April 5, 2005
Hickory, NC
Three lectures on Islam

LARCUM (Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Methodist) Bishops Conference

Wednesday, April 13, 2005 to Thursday, April 14, 2005
Chicago, IL
"Treasures in a Garden: Christian Witness in a Multi-faith World,"

Lectures at Leadership Conference sponsored by the Lutheran School of Theology

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 to Thursday, May 12, 2005
Phoenix, AZ
"Jesus and Muhammad,"

Donahoe Forum Lectures at Arizona Ecumenical Council

Saturday, May 14, 2005
Norfolk, VA
Commencement speaker

Virginia Wesleyan College

Monday, July 25, 2005 to Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Southern Pines, NC
Sermon and presentation

at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church

Monday, August 15, 2005 to Friday, August 26, 2005
Chautauqua, NY
"Religious Pluralism and Diversity: Obstacles and Opportunities for Iraq and Its Neighbors;" "A Minority Within and Majority Outside: Christians and the Middle East."

Lectures at the Chautauqua Institution

Thursday, September 15, 2005
Billings, MT
Convocation lecture and public lecture

at Rocky Mountain College

Sunday, September 25, 2005 to Monday, September 26, 2005
Auburn, AL
Sermon

at First Baptist Church and public lecture at Auburn Univ.

Thursday, September 29, 2005
Lexington, NC
Public lecture and booksigning

Friends of Lexington Library

Tuesday, October 4, 2005
Clinton, SC
Convocation lecture

at Presbyterian College

Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Greensboro, NC
Lecture and booksigning

at First Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Franklin, IN
Convocation lecture

at Franklin College

Thursday, October 27, 2005 to Friday, October 28, 2005
Tacoma, WA
University lecture and presentations

at Pacific Lutheran University

Thursday, November 3, 2005
Brevard, NC
Public lecture and booksigning

at Brevard College (co-sponsored by Koinonia)

Sunday, November 13, 2005
Nashville, TN
Nooe Lecture

at Vine Street Christian Church

Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Atlanta, GA
Lecture and booksigning

at the Westminster School

Friday, January 6, 2006
Hilton Head, SC
Foreign Affairs Council lecture

Foreign Affairs Council lecture

Friday, January 13, 2006
Bonita Springs, FL
Lecture and booksigning at the Bonita Springs Speakers Bureau

Lecture and booksigning at the Bonita Springs Speakers Bureau

Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Winston-Salem,NC
"The Israeil-Palestinian Conflict,"

"The Israeil-Palestinian Conflict," Brookridge Retirement Community

Thursday, January 19, 2006
Winston-Salem,NC
"Understanding Islam Today,"

"Understanding Islam Today," WFU Forum lecture

Saturday, January 21, 2006 to Sunday, January 22, 2006
Jackson, MS
Sermon and lectures at Northminster Baptist Church

Sermon and lectures at Northminster Baptist Church

Saturday, February 4, 2006
Greensboro,NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

"When Religion Becomes Evil," presentation to the Teachers' Institute of the NC Humanities Council

Sunday, February 5, 2006
Greensboro,NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil, "

lecture at the Piedmont Interfaith Council, Greensboro Historical Museum

Saturday, February 11, 2006 to Sunday, February 12, 2006
Harrisburg,PA
Sermon and Winter Seminar lectures at Pine Street Presbyterian Church

Sermon and Winter Seminar lectures at Pine Street Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, February 14, 2006
High Point, NC
Presentation at the United Methodist Bishops' Conference

Presentation at the United Methodist Bishops' Conference

Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Salisbury,NC
Lecture at Catawba College

Lecture at Catawba College

Monday, February 27, 2006 to Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Norman, OK
"Understanding Islam Today: What in the World is Going On...and Why?" and "Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead: Engaging the Volatile Mix of Religion, Politics and Democracy in Christianity and Islam,"

"Understanding Islam Today: What in the World is Going On...and Why?" and "Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead: Engaging the Volatile Mix of Religion, Politics and Democracy in Christianity and Islam,"university lectures, University of Oklahoma Renaissance Program

Monday, March 13, 2006
Shelby, NC
Lectures at Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Lectures at Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Atlanta, GA
"The Future of Christian Mission,"

"The Future of Christian Mission," campus lecture at The Westminster Schools

Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Lewiston,ME
"Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead: Engaging the Volatile Mix of Religion, Politics and Democracy in Christianity and Islam,"

The Andrews Lecture, Bates College

Thursday, March 30, 2006 to Friday, March 31, 2006
Athens, OH
"Religion and Peacemaking," presentation at the Baker Peace Conference on "Religion and Violence," Ohio University

"Religion and Peacemaking," presentation at the Baker Peace Conference on "Religion and Violence," Ohio University

Thursday, March 30, 2006 to Friday, March 31, 2006
Athens, OH
"Religion and Peacemaking,"

presentation at the Baker Peace Conference on "Religion and Violence," Ohio University

Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Winston-Salem,NC
"Islam: What Christians Need to Know,"

First Baptist Church

Sunday, April 23, 2006 to Sunday, May 7, 2006
Winston-Salem,NC
"Conceptions of the Afterlife,"

"Conceptions of the Afterlife," Centenary United Methodist Church

Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Greensboro,NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

"When Religion Becomes Evil," presentation and booksigning at Christ Church United Methodist

Monday, September 18, 2006
Wichita Falls, TX
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

"When Religion Becomes Evil," university lecture at Midwestern State University

Friday, September 29, 2006
Wichita, KS
Convocation lecture at Sterling College

Convocation lecture at Sterling College

Sunday, October 8, 2006 to Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Statesville,NC
The Davis Lectures, Grace Baptist Church

The Davis Lectures, Grace Baptist Church

Sunday, October 15, 2006
Norman, OK
Lectures at First Presbyterian Church

Lectures at First Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Tulsa, OK
William and Rita Bell Lecture

Willam and Rita Bell Lecture, University of Tulsa

Thursday, November 2, 2006
San Antonio, TX
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

"When Religion Becomes Evil," Travis Park United Methodist Church

Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Atlanta, GA
Lecture at First Presbyterian Church

Lecture at First Presbyterian Church

Thursday, February 15, 2007
Winston-Salem,NC
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Presentation at Wake Forest Univ. Forum, "When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Saturday, February 17, 2007 to Sunday, February 18, 2007
Austin,TX
Lectures and sermon at First Bapt. Church

Lectures and sermon at First Bapt. Church

Monday, February 19, 2007
Austin,TX
Plenary presentation at the annual meeting of the Texas Christian Life Commission

Plenary presentation at the annual meeting of the Texas Christian Life Commission

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 to Sunday, March 11, 2007
Norman, OK
"Conceptions of the Afterlife,"

Visitng Prof. for the Feaver-MacMinn Seminar on "Conceptions of the Afterlife," The Univ. of Oklahoma

Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Norman, OK
"The Meaning and End of Religion: Life and Afterlife in the World's Religions,"

Feaver-MacMinn university lecture, "The Meaning and End of Religion: Life and Afterlife in the World's Religions," The Univ. of Oklahoma

Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Farmville,VA
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

University Lecture, "When Religion Becomes Evil," Longwood Univ.,

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Shreveport,LA
"Islam Today: What in the World is Going On....and Why?

Lecture on "Islam Today: What in the World is Going On....and Why?" at McNeese Univ.

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Springfield,MO
Convocation Lecture, Drury College

Convocation Lecture, Drury College

Monday, April 23, 2007
Martinsville,VA
Lecture in Martinsville

Lecture in Martinsville

Sunday, April 29, 2007
Charlotte,NC
Lecture at the Levine Museum of the New South

Lecture at the Levine Museum of the New South

Thursday, May 10, 2007
Ft.Myers, FL
Presentation at the Ft. Myers Community Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Presentation at the Ft. Myers Community Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Windsor, Ontario
"Religion, Pluralism and Democracy: The Volatile Mix in the 21st Century,"

Lecture at Assumption College, "Religion, Pluralism and Democracy: The Volatile Mix in the 21st Century,"

Sunday, October 7, 2007
Anderson,SC
Lectures at the Anderson School of Theology

Lectures at the Anderson School of Theology

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 to Wednesday, November 7, 2007
William Jewell College
Binns Lecture at William Jewell College

Binns Lecture at William Jewell College

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Georgetown, KY
Collier Lecture

Collier Lecture

Monday, March 31, 2008
Raleigh, NC
Annual University Lecture on Religion, Meredith College

Annual University Lecture on Religion, Meredith College

Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Elon, NC
Liberal Arts Annual University Lecture

Liberal Arts Annual University Lecture

Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Ashland, KY
Annual Religion Lecture, Ashland College

Annual Religion Lecture, Ashland College

Sunday, May 4, 2008
Washington, D.C.
"Global Islamist Movements: What is Going On and Why,"

Presentation on "Global Islamist Movements: What is Going On and Why," at a conference hosted by The Pentagon

Sunday, August 31, 2008
Norman, OK
Presentation at First Presbyterian Church

Presentation at First Presbyterian Church

Sunday, August 31, 2008
Norman, OK
Presentation at First Presbyterian Church

Presentation at First Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Norman, OK
"Fasting: Spiritual Insight Through Physical Deprivation,"

Presentation on "Fasting: Spiritual Insight Through Physical Deprivation," at the Annual Iftar Dinner, Univ. of Oklahoma

Thursday, October 2, 2008
Norman, OK
"Religion and Politics in the 2008 Election: Can you tell a Sunni from a Shi'ite or a Baptist from a Catholic?"

RELS Fall Univ. Lecture, "Religion and Politics in the 2008 Election: Can you tell a Sunni from a Shi'ite or a Baptist from a Catholic?" Univ. of Oklahoma

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Omaha,NE
"When Religion Becomes Evil"

Caspar Endowed Lecture, "When Religion Becomes Evil," Creighton Univ

Thursday, October 16, 2008
Oklahoma City, OK
"Religion and Politics in the 2008 Election,"

Presentation on "Religion and Politics in the 2008 Election," at the Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma City Interfaith Alliance

Sunday, October 26, 2008
Norman, OK
"Understanding Islamist Movements,"

Presentation on "Understanding Islamist Movements," at the meeting of U.S. Intelligence Organizations, Univ. of Oklahoma

Friday, January 9, 2009
Boston,MA
"Love of Neighbor in Christian Scripture: A Basis for Christian-Muslim Dialogue"

Plenary presentation "Love of Neighbor in Christian Scripture: A Basis for Christian-Muslim Dialogue," at the national Baptist-Muslim Dialogue Conference, Andover-Newton School of Theology

Thursday, February 5, 2009 to Friday, February 6, 2009
DeLand,FL
"Religion, Politics and Global Interdependence: Perils and Promises for the Children of Abraham in the 21st Century,"

Three lectures, "Religion, Politics and Global Interdependence: Perils and Promises for the Children of Abraham in the 21st Century," at the Annual Pastors School, Stetson Univ.

Thursday, March 5, 2009
Ottawa,KS
"When Religion Becomes Evil"

Hostetter-DeFries Lecture, "When Religion Becomes Evil," Ottawa Univ.

Friday, March 6, 2009
Ottawa,KS
"Learning From Peter & John Paul II,"

Chapel Sermon, "Learning From Peter & John Paul II," Ottawa Univ.

Sunday, March 29, 2009
Lancaster.PA
"Faith and the Interfaith Agenda,"

Presented Sermon, "Faith and the Interfaith Agenda," at Lancaster Church of the Brethren

Sunday, March 29, 2009 to Thursday, June 19, 2014
Lancaster.PA
"Finding a Common Word: U.S.-Iranian Relations Today,"

Annual Peace Lecture, "Finding a Common Word: U.S.-Iranian Relations Today," Franklin and Marshall College

Sunday, April 5, 2009
Oklahoma City, OK
"When Religion Becomes Evil,"

Presentation on "When Religion Becomes Evil," book study at Mayflower United Church of Christ

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Bethany,OK
Ladd Lecture, Southern Nazarene Univ

Ladd Lecture, Southern Nazarene Univ

Monday, April 27, 2009
Tulsa, OK
"Obstacles and Opportunities for Interfaith Work in the 21st Century,"

Annual Lecture, "Obstacles and Opportunities for Interfaith Work in the 21st Century," at the Tulsa Interfaith Alliance

Sunday, May 17, 2009
Oklahoma City, OK
"Understanding Islam Today,"

Presentation on "Understanding Islam Today," at Westminster Presbyterian Church

Sunday, June 7, 2009 to Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Fayetteville, AR
"The Middle East Today,"

Three lectures on "The Middle East Today," at the Ecumenical Mission Conference, Mt. Sequoyah,

Sunday, August 16, 2009
Oklahoma City, OK
Sermon at Mayflower United Church of Christ

Sermon at Mayflower United Church of Christ

Monday, September 14, 2009
Stillwater, OK
The Converse-Yates-Cate University Lecture

The Converse-Yates-Cate University Lecture

Thursday, September 17, 2009
Norman, OK
Sermon at NorthHaven Baptist Church

Sermon at NorthHaven Baptist Church

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 to Sunday, October 11, 2009
Oklahoma City, OK
"Islam and the West After 9/11,"

Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP) course on "Islam and the West After 9/11," Oklahoma Christian Univ

Friday, October 9, 2009
Oklahoma City, OK
"Reading The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns in the Context of Global Islam,"

McBride Lecture for Faith and Literature, "Reading The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns in the Context of Global Islam," Oklahoma Christian Univ.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 to Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Dallas,TX
Denard Visiting Scholar, three lectures and chapel sermon at St. Mark's School of Texas

Denard Visiting Scholar, three lectures and chapel sermon at St. Mark's School of Texas

Friday, February 5, 2010
Norman, OK
Featured Speaker at Lutheran Campus Minister's Retreat

Featured Speaker at Lutheran Campus Minister's Retreat (clergy from 4 states)

Sunday, February 28, 2010
Norman, OK
" What Do One Billion Muslims Really Think?"

Lecture at regional council on American Islamic Relations Event

Sunday, March 7, 2010
Queens, NY
"Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations and The Study of Comparative Religion Today"

Lecture on "Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations and The Study of Comparative Religion Today," Molloy College

Monday, March 29, 2010
Jacksonville, IL
"Lethal Religion in the 21st Century"

Khalaf Al-Habtoor Lecture, "Lethal Religion in the 21st Century," at Illinois College

Friday, June 11, 2010 to Monday, June 14, 2010
Seattle, WA
Four lectures at the Spiritual Life Institute

Four lectures at the Spiritual Life Institute, St. Martin's University

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Stillwater, OK
Featured speaker at President Burns Hargis' Iftar Dinner

Featured speaker at President Burns Hargis' Iftar Dinner, Oklahoma State University

Friday, September 24, 2010 to Saturday, September 25, 2010
Stillwater, OK
Kyle Yates Memorial Lectures

Kyle Yates Memorial Lectures, University Heights Baptist Church

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Raleigh, NC
"Understanding Islam"

Lecture on "Understanding Islam,"at First Baptist Church

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Norman, OK
Presentation at norman Rotary Club

Presentation at norman Rotary Club

Saturday, October 16, 2010
Oklahoma City, OK
"Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue Today"

Schwab Lecture and Panel Discussion on "Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue Today," Church of the Savior

Sunday, October 31, 2010
Atlanta, GA
Presentation

at First Presbyterian Church

Sunday, January 23, 2011
Norman, OK
"Understanding Islam"

"Understanding Islam", McFarlin United Methodist Church

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Bowling Green, OH
"Turmoll in the Middle East and North Africa: Things that Make for Peace-Building"

"Understanding Islam", McFarlin United Methodist Church, Norman, OK, January 23, 2011.
Hiroko Nakamoto Lecture,"Turmoll in the Middle East and North Africa: Things that Make for Peace-Building" at Bowling Green State University

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Reading,PA
"The Middle East Today: What in the World is Going On ... and Why?"

Horowitz Lecture "The Middle East Today: What in the World is Going On ... and Why?" at Albright College

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Atlanta, GA
"When Religion Becomes Lethal"

Lecture on"When Religion Becomes Lethal," followed by Jewish-Christian-Muslim dialogue panel at First Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA, May 11, 2011. The Temple, al-Farooq Mosque and First Presbyterian Chruch co-sponsored the event which was also broadcast on the Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasting network.

Friday, May 20, 2011
Franklin,IN
"Biblical Mandates for Our 21st Century Global Neighborhood"

Baccalaureate Sermon on "Biblical Mandates for Our 21st Century Global Neighborhood," at Franklin College

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Oklahoma City, OK
"When Religion Becomes Lethal"

Lecture on "When Religion Becomes Lethal," Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma Forum at First Christian Church

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Norman, OK
"When Religion Becomes Lethal"

Dialogical sermon followed by presentation and Q & A on "When Religion Becomes Lethal," at First Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Chagrin Fall, OH
"Christianity in the Middle East: A Rich History with Lessons for the 21st Century"

Lecture on "Christianity in the Middle East: A Rich History with Lessons for the 21st Century," The Chagrin Foundation for Arts and Culture

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Chautauqua, NY
"Christianity in Iran: Before and After the 1979 Revolution"

Lecture on "Christianity in Iran: Before and After the 1979 Revolution," The Chautauqua Institution

Monday, August 15, 2011
Norman, OK
"Interfaith Dialogue: An Urgent Necessity"

Presentation on "Interfaith Dialogue: An Urgent Necessity," at the Mayor's Iftar Ramadan dinner, Norman, OK, August 15, 2011.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Norman, OK
"When Religion Becomes Lethal,"

Lecture on "When Religion Becomes Lethal," The University of Oklahoma

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Norman, OK
"The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,"

Presentation and discussion on "The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam," at the MannaFest Luncheon hosted by First Baptist Church

Sunday, September 11, 2011
GreenVille,SC
" Islam and the Middle East in Turmoil: What in the World is Going on..and Why?"

Lecture and book signing on " Islam and the Middle East in Turmoil: What in the World is Going on..and Why?," 7 pm, First Baptist Chruch, Greenville, SC, September 11, 2011.

Sunday, September 11, 2011
GreenVille,SC
"Ten Years after 9/11: Lessons and Prospects for the 21st Century,"

Presentation on "Ten Years after 9/11: Lessons and Prospects for the 21st Century," combined adult study classes and participation in worship on the 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 at First Baptist Church

Sunday, September 11, 2011
GreenVille,SC
"Ten Years After 9/11: A Christian Perspective"

Sermon on "Ten Years After 9/11: A Christian Perspective," First Baptist Church

Monday, September 12, 2011
GreenVille,SC
"When Religion Becomes Lethal: Finding Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead"

Lecture on "When Religion Becomes Lethal: Finding Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead" commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Furman University

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Clinton, SC
"When Religion Becomes Lethal: Finding Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead"

Convocation Lecture on "When Religion Becomes Lethal: Finding Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead," Presbyterian College

Sunday, September 18, 2011 to Thursday, September 18, 2014
Winston-Salem,NC
"When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam"

Lecture and book signing on "When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam," 7 pm, Centenary United Methodist Church

Monday, September 19, 2011
Colfax,NC
"When Religion Becomes Lethal"

Lecture and book signing on "When Religion Becomes Lethal," River Landing at Sandy Ridge

Sunday, October 2, 2011 to Thursday, October 2, 2014
Pasadena, CA
"When Religion Becomes Lethal"

Rector's Forum on "When Religion Becomes Lethal," All Saints Episcopal Church

Monday, October 3, 2011
Pasadena, CA
Lecture at Fuller Theological Seminary

Lecture at Fuller Theological Seminary

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Whittier,CA
"When Religion Becomes Lethal"

Lecture on "When Religion Becomes Lethal" at Whittier College

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 to Sunday, October 5, 2014
Redlands, CA
"Islam and the Middle East Today: What in the World is Going on...and Why?"

Lecture on "Islam and the Middle East Today: What in the World is Going on...and Why?" Jameson Lecture, University of Redlands

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Norman, OK
"Violence and Religion"

Presentation and dialogue on "Violence and Religion" with Iman Imad Enchassi, Xenia Institute

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Norman, OK
"Islam and the Middle East Today: What in the World is Going on... and Why?"

Lecture on "Islam and the Middle East Today: What in the World is Going on... and Why?" The United Church of Norman

Sunday, January 8, 2012 to Sunday, May 13, 2012
Norman, OK
“Comparative Religion”

co-teach a semester long adult education class using 12 lectures from The Great Courses DVDs by Charles Kimball on “Comparative Religion” and five guest lecturers, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Rice

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Oklahoma City, OK
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

Presentation on “When Religion Becomes Lethal” and book signing at the Turkish Raindrop House,

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Oklahoma City, OK
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

Presentation on “When Religion Becomes Lethal” and book signing at Greater Oklahoma City Sigma Chi Alumni dinner

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Public Radio
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

World Views interview on KGOU (Public Radio) on “When Religion Becomes Lethal,” March 5, 2012.

See: http://www.kgou.org/index.php?news-management&action=view_news&news_id=3...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Lake Charles, LA
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

Banners Lecture on “When Religion Becomes Lethal” and book signing, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, March 13, 2012.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Baylor University
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

Wamble Lecture on “When Religion Becomes Lethal” and book signing, Baylor University (J.M. Dawson Institute on Church-State Studies)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Oklahoma City, OK
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

Presentation on “When Religion Becomes Lethal” at Oklahoma City University,

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Tulsa, OK
“When Religion Becomes Lethal”

Presentation on “When Religion Becomes Lethal” and book signing at the Turkish Raindrop House

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Charleston, SC
“When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs”

Lecture on “When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs” and book signing

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Charleston, SC
“Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam”

Lecture on “Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam” and book signing, 7 pm, The College of Charleston.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Charleston, SC
“The Middle East: What in the World is Going On…and Why?”

Presentation on “The Middle East: What in the World is Going On…and Why?” and book signing, 12 pm luncheon at The Harbour Club

Sunday, May 6, 2012 to Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Norman, OK
“Religion and the Public Square”

Sermon on “Religion and the Public Square,” First Presbyterian Church

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Stillwater, OK
“Turmoil and Revolution in the Middle East: What is a Rotarian to Do?”

Presentation at the Pioneer Rotary Club, “Turmoil and Revolution in the Middle East: What is a Rotarian to Do?”

Thursday, August 16, 2012 to Saturday, August 16, 2014
Stillwater, OK
“Reflections on Ramadan: A Christian Perspective”

Keynote address at the OSU President’s Iftar dinner, “Reflections on Ramadan: A Christian Perspective,” Oklahoma State University

Monday, October 1, 2012
Colfax,NC
“Understanding Islam Today” and “The Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics”

Lectures on “Understanding Islam Today” and “The Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics,” River Landing at Sandy Ridge

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Winston-Salem,NC
“Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Religion and Politics in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam”

University lecture, “Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Religion and Politics in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,” Wake Forest University

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Norman, OK
“Comparative Religion”

Presentation on “Comparative Religion” (The Great Courses), the United Church of Norman

Sunday, November 11, 2012
High Point, NC
Present sermon and teach combined adult education classes

at Emerywood Baptist Church

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Beckly,WV
“Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Religion and Politics in Judaism, Christianity and Islam”

College and community lecture and book signing, “Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Religion and Politics in Judaism, Christianity and Islam,” New River Community College

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 to Sunday, January 6, 2013
Norman, OK
"Comparative Religion"

OSLEP (Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program) course for 21 college students from seven universities across Oklahoma

Saturday, February 2, 2013
Tulsa, OK
"When Religion becomes Evil"

presentation at the Maranatha adult education class at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

Sunday, February 3, 2013
Tulsa, OK
"The Changing Religious Landscape in Oklahoma: Obstacles and Opportunities for the Children of Abraham"

presentation and book signing at the first Jewish/Christian/Muslim Dialogue on "The Data Stream of Faith," Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (OCCJ)

Sunday, February 24, 2013
Oklahoma City, OK
"Islam and the Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics"

The Church of the Servant

Sunday, March 10, 2013
Ann Arbor, MI
"Religion and Politics in the Middle East: What in the World is Going On... and Why?"

The Morikawa Lecture and book signing, First Baptist Church

Sunday, March 10, 2013
Ann Arbor, MI
Present sermon and teach combined adult education classes

at First Baptist Church.

Monday, March 11, 2013
Ann Arbor, MI
"Embracing the Ecumenical and Interfaith Landscape in 2013"

Ecumenical breakfast event

Monday, March 11, 2013
Ann Arbor, MI
"Lethal Religion: Negotiating the Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics Today,"

The David Noel Freeman Lecture followed by book signing, University of Michigan

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Tulsa, OK
"Lethal Religion: The Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics in the 21st Century"

lecture and book signing at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Stillwater, OK
"Lethal Religion: The Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics in the 21st Century"

lecture and book signing at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
"Christian-Muslim Relations: Obstacles and Opportunities in the 21st Century"
"Analysis of the Middle East Today"

Downtown Rotary Club

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Oklahoma City, OK
"The Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics,"

Charles Kimball speech at the world's largest Rotary Club

Sunday, June 16, 2013
Durham, NC
Present sermon and teach combined adult education classes

at First Presbyterian Church

Sunday, June 30, 2013
Oklahoma City, OK
"Appreciation for the Fast of Ramadan: A Christian Perspective"

presentation at the Oklahoma Statehouse Iftar dinner, State Capitol Rotunda

Sunday, August 25, 2013 to Sunday, December 15, 2013
Norman, OK
"Comparative Religion"

15 adult education classes based on 12 of the 24 lectures in the course on Comparative Religion by Charles Kimball (published by The Teaching Company)

Thursday, September 5, 2013 to Thursday, September 26, 2013
OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute
"Understanding Islam Today"

a four week course

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 to Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Oklahoma City, OK
"Muslim Journeys: American Stories"

a five week discussion sponsored by the Oklahoma Humanities Council

Monday, October 7, 2013
Elon, NC
"Understanding and Countering Religious Extremism among The Children of Abraham"

H. Shelton Smith annual lecture

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 to Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Richmond,VA
"Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation in the 21st Century"

lead a two day retreat for the Virginia Council of Churches; Richmond

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Raleigh, NC
"Lethal Religion"

Presentation and book signing on "Lethal Religion," First Baptist Church

Monday, November 18, 2013
Oklahoma
Presentation on Interfaith Understanding and Cooperation

to Baptist clergy from eight cities in Oklahoma

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
University of California at San Bernadino
The Children of Abraham: Obstacles and Opportunities in the 21st Century

25th annual Morrow-McCombs Memorial Lecture to foster better relationships between Jews, Christians and Muslims

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Redlands University, Redlands CA
"World Religions in America" and "The Study of World Religions"

 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
University of Oklahoma Law School
Lecture on “Lethal Religion”


Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Oklahoma City, OK
Embracing the Obstacles and Opportunities in Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation

Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony of the Dialogue Institute of the Southwest

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Little Rock, AR
"The Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics in America"

Annual Meeting of the Central Arkansas Library Association

Thursday, October 30, 2014
First Christian Church, Norman, OK
Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma…From Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope

with Imam Imad Enchassi (Senior Imam and President of the Islamic Society of Oklahoma City) and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Exec. Director of the Oklahoma Conference of Churches)

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Conceptions of God: Common Misunderstandings

Participant in a Jewish-Christian-Muslim Interfaith Panel on
“Conceptions of God: Common Misunderstandings”

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Little Rock, AR
“Embracing the Obstacles and Opportunities of Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation”

Interfaith Dinner and Dialogue program and book signing, Second Baptist Church, 6 pm.

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Little Rock, AR
Recipient of the “Brooks Hays Award”

an annual award honoring someone whose faith has made a difference in particularly difficult situations in the public sphere. Morning presentation to combined adult education classes and sermon at Second Baptist Church.

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Oklahoma City, OK
“Our Neighbors’ Faith”

Adult Forum presentation and sermon at Trinity Lutheran Church.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Edmond, OK
“Islam and Politics in the 21st Century: What in the World is Going On…and Why?”

Lecture, Q&A, and book signing, Oklahoma Christian University.
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Monday, March 2, 2015
Milwaukee, WI
“Embracing the Obstacles and Opportunities of Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation”

Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality, Marquette University.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Tulsa, OK
“Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma…From Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope”

Presentation and Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conference of Churches), Boston Avenue Methodist Church. view article

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Norman, OK
“I am the Good Shepherd”

Sermon at ecumenical community Lenten service, North Haven Baptist Church, 12 noon

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Oklahoma City, OK
“Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma…From Violence and rhetoric to Healing and Hope”

Presentation and Q & A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conf. of Churches), St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 7 pm

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Norman, OK
“Theological Education in the 1st and 21st Centuries”

presented sermons in two worship services and taught combined adult education classes on “Islam and Middle East Crises Today," at First Christian Church.

Friday, May 8, 2015
Washington, DC
“Religion and Violence”

Workshop with The Rev. Dr. Shanta Premarwanda and The Rev. Stan Noffsinger, National Council of Churches annual Christian Unity meeting, 2:30-5:00 pm

Sunday, July 12, 2015 to Saturday, July 18, 2015
Honolulu, HI
“Comparative Religion”

Teach course for Masters students stationed at Hickham AFB and Pearl Harbor Naval Base

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Edmond, OK
"Loving Your Neighbor—Islam, America, and Christianity: An Evening of Conversation”

an Interfaith program with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Dr. Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conference of Churches) at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Norman, OK
“Understanding Islam Today”

presentation for combined adult education classes, and “Interfaith Relationships in the 21st Century, sermon at Memorial Presbyterian Church

Monday, September 14, 2015
Stillwater, OK
"Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma"

From Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope, Presentation and Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Dr. Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conference of Churches), Emeriti Association at Oklahoma State University

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Norman, OK
“Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma"

From Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope, Presentation and Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Dr. Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conference of Churches), First Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Chickasha, OK
“Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma"

From Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope, Presentation and Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball and Imam Dr. Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Monday, October 5, 2015
Hinton, OK
“Islamophobia and Interfaith Relations Today"

presentation and Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball and Imam Dr. Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC, for United Methodist Clergy, Canyon Ranch Retreat Center

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Tulsa, OK
“Islam’s Jesus"

presentation by Dr. Charles Kimball and Dr. Zeki Saritoprak, The Dialogue Institute

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Edmond, OK
"Islam, America, and Christianity: An Evening of Conversation"

An Interfaith program with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Dr. Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conference of Churches), continuing the discussion at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

Friday, October 23, 2015 to Sunday, October 25, 2015
Lawton, OK
"Comparative Religion"

Teach course for Masters students stationed at Fort Sill

Friday, October 30, 2015 to Sunday, November 1, 2015
Lawton, OK
“Comparative Religion”

Teach course for Masters students stationed at Fort Sill

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Boston, MA
“Faith, Doubt and the Future of Islam:  Do Muslims need a Reformation or Enlightenment in the 21st Century?”

Do Muslims need a Reformation or Enlightenment in the 21st Century?” lecture at the Institute for Philosophy and Religion, Boston University

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Tulsa, OK
“Toward Understanding Islam”

an Interfaith program with Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Rabbi Charles Sherman (Temple ), and Imam John Ederer (Islamic Society of Tulsa), location TBD

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Atlanta, GA
“The Value of Religious Studies in an Age of Budget Cuts”

Panel presentation with Dr. Susan Hill (University of Northern Iowa), Dr. Charles Kimball (University of Oklahoma), Dr. Vasudha Narayanan (University of Florida), Dr. Grant Potts (Austin Community College), and Dr. Kathlee Skerrett (Univ of Richmond), convened by the Academic Relations Committee and Public Understanding of Religion Committee, American Academy of Religion annual meeting

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Oklahoma City, OK
“Embracing Pluralism in the 21st Century”

Seminar presentation at Oklahoma City University

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Stillwater, OK
“ISIS and Islamic Extremists in the Middle East”

Presentation at the Frontier Rotary Club

Monday, March 7, 2016
Oklahoma City, OK
“Islamophobia in Oklahoma?”

Presentation, Q&A, and book signing with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of Oklahoma City), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Oklahoma Conference of Churches) at Oklahoma City Community College

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Norman, OK
“Islam in America: What in the World is Going On?”

Presentation, panel discussion, and Q&A with Dr. Charles Kimball, Dr. Manata Hashemi, Ms. Amanah Fatimah and Mr. Emad Ramadan, at the Univ. of Oklahoma

Friday, April 1, 2016
Tulsa, OK
Induction into the Will Rogers High School Hall of Fame

Morning program at the school and evening dinner event at Southern Hills CC
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Friday, April 8, 2016
Norman, OK
“Biblical Mandates for Constructive and Respectful Interfaith Relations” and “Theological Education in the 21st Century”

Presentation, Q&A, book signing and sermon at the annual conference of the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of Oklahoma.

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Oklahoma City, OK
“Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma … from Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope”

Presentation, Q&A, and book signing with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of Oklahoma City), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Okla Conferences of Churches), at Temple B’nai Israel.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Norman, OK
“The Refugee Crisis and Our Moral Responsibility”

Presentations and panel discussion, and Q&A with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of Oklahoma City), Rabbi Abby Jacobson (Emanuel Synagogue, OKC), and Ms. Angela Jennings (Catholic Charities), sponsored by the Dialogue Institute of OKC at the University of Oklahoma

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Norman, OK
“Interfaith Cooperation and the Rotary in the 21st Century”

Presentation at the annual meeting of Rotary District 5770

Monday, May 2, 2016
Edmond, OK
“Christianity and Islam in America,” Dinner

Presentations and Q&A with Dr. Charles Kimball and Dr. Imad Enchassi, hosted by Dr. Donald Betz, President of the University of Central Oklahoma.
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Monday, May 16, 2016
Norman, OK
“Dialogue with Islam”

Presentations, panel discussion, Q&A, and book signing with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of OKC), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Colorado Springs, CO
“Pluralism, Religious Literacy and Disasters” and “What in the World is Happening in the Islamic World?”

Plenary presentation and workshop at the Spiritual and Emotional Care in Disasters Workshop, sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, US Northern Command and National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster.
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Sunday, June 5, 2016
Edmond, OK
“Biblical Mandates for Constructive Interfaith Relations”

Presentation at adult education program and sermon in morning worship at First Christian Church.

Friday, July 15, 2016 to Sunday, July 17, 2016
Lawton, OK
Teaching a course on “Islamic Culture and Religion” for Masters students stationed at Ft. Sill.
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Norman, OK
“Christian: Noun or Adjective?”

Present sermons in morning worship services at First Christian Church.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Ponca City, OK
"Islam, Christianity, Oklahoma … from Violence and Rhetoric to Healing and Hope"

Presentation, Q&A, and book signing with The Rev. Dr. Charles Kimball, Imam Imad Enchassi (Islamic Society of Oklahoma City), and The Rev. Dr. William Tabbernee (Okla Conferences of Churches), at First Christian Church.

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Norman, OK
"Islam in the 21st Century: What in the World is Going On…and Why?"

presentation to the OU Retirees Association on the Norman campus.

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Asheville, NC
"Lethal Religion: Islam and Religious Extremism in the 21st Century,"

presentation, Q&A, and book signing at First Baptist Church. See page 9: view/download flyer

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Boiling Springs, NC
“Islamic Views on Revelation and Reason,”

a classroom lecture and “Lethal Religion: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity and Islam,” the Joyce Compton Brown Lecture at Gardner-Webb University Divinity School.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Winston-Salem, NC
“Understanding and Countering Religious Extremism among the Children of Abraham,” The Carlton Mitchell annual Interfaith Lecture, Wake Forest University.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Durham, NC
“The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in 2016,”

presentation to combined adult classes and presentation of sermon in morning worship at First Presbyterian Church.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Greenville, SC
“Christian Responses to Religious Diversity in the 21st Century,”

a church and community program with Q & A and book signing hosted at First Baptist Church.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Greenville, SC
“Islam in America,” classroom lecture, and “Islam in the 21st Century: What in the World is Going On…and Why?”

university/community lecture at Furman University.
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Oklahoma City, OK
“Islam, Christianity and Interfaith Relations Today”

Presentation with Q&A at the 2016 Integris Conference on Health, co-sponsored by the Pastoral Care departments at Integris Southwest Medical Center and Integris Baptist Medical Center.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 to Sunday, October 23, 2016
Ramstein AFB, Germany
Teaching a course on “Comparative Religion”

for Masters students stationed at Ramstein, Germany.

Sunday, November 13, 2016
Charleston, SC
"Islam in America: A Way Forward in Christian-Muslim Relations," The Citadel.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Charleston, SC
"Islam in America,"

presentation and Q & A at The Central Mosque.

Sunday, November 13, 2016
Charleston, SC
"When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs," presentation and Q&A at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Charleston, SC
Lecture at the College of Charleston, 3 pm. Title: TBD
Monday, November 14, 2016
Charleston, SC
"Interfaith Relationships in the 21st Century: A Biblical Mandate,"

ecumenical workshop for clergy hosted by The Church of the Holy Communion (Episcopal).

Monday, November 14, 2016
Charleston, SC
"When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs"

presentation and Q & A at Grace Church Cathedral.

Monday, November 14, 2016
Charleston, SC
"Christianity in the Middle East"

presentation and Q & A at Bethel United Methodist Church.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Charleston, SC
"Particularity and Pluralism: How Do the Difrerent Religions Approach Religious Diversity?"

university lecture and Q & A at The College of Charleston.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Charleston, SC
"Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relationships: Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead"

presentation, Q & A and booksigning at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Temple.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016
Norman, OK
"Making Peace: What Can We Do? What Can I Do?"

a presentation and Q & A at the Norman Public Library

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Monday, January 2, 2017 to Friday, January 6, 2017
Tulsa, OK
Teaching an intensive course on World Religions at Phillips Theological Seminary.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Fulton, MO
Presenting the CS Lewis Legacy Lecture (Title TBD) at Westminster College.

The lecture is available on YouTube at
https://youtu.be/gh-LLre1zUE

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Norman, OK
"Religion and the Refugee Ban: How to Navigate the News"

presentations followed by Q & A at the University of Oklahoma: Charles Kimball "Does the Executive Order Target Muslims?" Jill Hicks-Keeton "Can the Executive Order be Supported by the Bible?" and Mara Willard "How Might We Negotiate the Intersection of Religion and Politics Today?"

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Monday, June 5, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017
Mary Esther, FL
"Islamic Culture"

Teaching a course on "Islamic Culture" for Masters students stationed at Hulburt AFB.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 to Thursday, July 20, 2017
Anchorage, AL
"Islam," "Christian-Muslim Relations," and Responses to Emergencies in Multi-religious Settings"

Leading a two day workshop on "Islam," "Christian-Muslim Relations," and Responses to Emergencies in Multi-religious Settings" for military chaplains stationed at bases in Alaska.

Sunday, January 28, 2018
Tulsa, OK
Present the 31st annual Knippa Interfaith/Ecumenical Lecture (Title TBD)

sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
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