Gratitude: Christian and Muslim Perspectives

Gratitude: Love, Power, and Indebtedness

The Christian-Muslim Studies Network is pleased to announce that Part Two of the Gratitude Project is set for 28-30 August at Yale Divinity School.

This workshop is the second of three international workshops focused on gratitude. The project brings together leading scholars to explore the concept of gratitude from the theological and philosophical perspectives and Islam and Christianity. The first of these workshops was launched at New College on 10-11 December 2018 and titled, ‘Gratitude: Hope or Burden?’

The three-day workshop includes three lectures that are open to the public, as follows:

  • 28 August: Robert A. Emmons (UC Davis), ‘Gratitude: A Virtue as Vast as Life Itself?’ – Niebuhr Hall, 18:00
  • 29 August: Martin Nguyen (Fairfield University), ‘Islam and the Wielding of Gratitude: From Divine Orientations to the Structures of the Social’ – SG-58, 9:30
  • 30 August: Peter Leithart (Theopolis Institute), ‘Saying Thanks at the Checkout Counter: Gratitude in a Money Economy’ – SG-58, 9:30

Workshop speakers will include Dr Joshua Ralston and Prof Mona Siddiqui, co-founders of the Christian-Muslim Studies Network, as well as Linn Tonstad (Yale University), Atif Khalil (University of Lethbridge), Wisam Abdul Jabbar (University of Alberta), Elena Dini (Pontificia Università Gregoriana), Abdul-Rehman Malik (Yale University), and Michael Trice (Seattle University).

The Gratitude Project is sponsored by the Issachar Fund. For further details, including a schedule, see the School of Divinity website.

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