The Dialogue Institute is co-sponsoring a special event, Transcending the Reformation-Counter-Reformation: A Contemporary Dialogue on the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther's Call for Reform, on Friday, October 27, 4:30-8 pm, at Temple University.
The program features a keynote address by Dialogue Institute Founder and President Leonard Swidler on From Reformation to Transformation, followed by panel discussions (see preliminary details below).
The event is co-sponsored by the Temple University College of Liberal Arts: Global Studies program, Department of History, Department of Religion, Department of French, German, Italian & Slavic (FGIS), and Office of International Affairs.
- 4:30-5 pm: Reception
- 5-5:45 pm: Keynote Presentation (Leonard Swidler)
- 6-6:45 pm: Panel Discussions on The Implications of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation in Europe" (Prof. Rita Krueger) and Viewing the Reformation from a Non-European Lens (Dr. Saiyida Zakiya-Hasna Islam)
- 7-7:45 pm: Panel Discussions on Luther in the Media (Prof. Karl Moehlmann & Al Krumm) and Martin Luther, Father of Modern German (Prof. Anthony Waskie)
- 7:45-8 pm: Q&A
For more reflections on the Reformation, check out the Spring 2017 (Volume 52, Number 2) issue of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies - featuring a special section on "Commemorating the Reformation" from the North American Academy of Ecumenists 2016 Conference.