ISLAM AND CHRISTIANITY
ON BIRTH, MARRIAGE

AND DEATH

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Attitudes towards Death in the context of social and technological change: Challenges for Muslims and Christians

In order to map the problems and to begin to search for
Answers this is the third of three annual Christian-Muslim conferences that have been organised, sponsored and hosted jointly by:

The Al-Mahdi Institute of Islamic Studies, Birmingham, UK

The Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, University of Birmingham, UK

The UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.


The first conference was held in Birmingham on 12-14 February 2004, on the theme New Approaches to Conception and Birth: Challenges for Christians and Muslims.

The second conference was held in Birmingham on 2-4 February 2005, on Marriage and its Alternatives: Challenges for Muslims and Christians.

The third conference will be on the theme: Attitudes towards death in the context of social and technological change: Challenges for Muslims and Christians.

It will be held at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, from
Saturday 8 to Monday 10 April 2006.

The conference will include presentations by experts from Iran and the UK.