ISLAM AND CHRISTIANITY
ON BIRTH, MARRIAGE

AND DEATH

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MARRIAGE AND ITS ALTERNATIVES:

CHALLENGES FOR MUSLIMS
AND CHRISTIANS

Wednesday 2 February


9.15 Opening of the Conference: Martin Stringer and Ardeshir Amir Arjomand


9.30 Chair: David Thomas

Speakers: S.M. Mohagegh Damad, The Purpose of Family Life in Islam

Arif ‘Abdulhussain, Fixed term Marriage and its Moral and Legal Implications


10.30 Break

11.0 Chair: Reza Eslami Somea

Speakers: Rosalind Birtwistle, “Unequally Yoked?” a Survey of Christian Attitudes to Interreligious Marriage
and Heather al-Yousuf, Negotiating Faith and Identity in Muslim-Christian Marriage


1.00 Lunch

2.30 Chair: Clare Amos

Speaker: Zakariyya Abdel-Hady, Rights and Responsibilities of Husband and Wife: Islamic Teachings versus Cultural Practices


3.30 Break


4.00 Chair: S.M. Mohagegh Damad

Speaker: Clare Amos, Marriage - and its alternatives: an Anglican perspective, yesterday and today


5.00 Chair: Rosalind Birtwistle

Speaker: Reza Eslami Somea, Shari’a Teachings and Equal Partnership in Marriage


6.00 Dinner


7.00 Visit to the Mingana Collection