Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, as a way of life

Reclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World

Nazareth College, Rochester, NY 

Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue (CISD) Presents 

A Book Discussion on 

Reclaiming Beauty for 

The Good of the World: 

Muslim & Christian 

Creativity as Moral Power

by George Dardess & Peggy Rosenthal 

Authors & Facilitators: George Dardess & Peggy Rosenthal

George Dardess has a doctorate in literature, a masters degree in theology, and is an ordained deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. He is a longtime member of Rochester, NY’s Commission on Muslim-Christian Relations and author of Meeting Islam: A Guide for Christians and Do We Worship the Same God: Comparing the Bible and the Qur\'an. His workshops on Muslim-Christian relations have been presented widely in the U.S.

 Peggy Rosenthal has a bachelors degree in American Cultural Studies and a doctorate in literature and has published widely in the field of religion and the arts. Among her books are Words and Values, The Poets’ Jesus, and Praying Through Poetry: Hope for Violent Times. Her essays have appeared in Christian Century, America, Commonweal, and Image. 

Where: Nazareth College, Golisano Building Room 38 

Date: May 18, 2011  

Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm 

The book is now available at Nazareth Book store at $18.36 (20% discount)  

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Please Join Us: RSVP and Inquiries to cisd@naz.edu  or call CISD @ 585.389.2963.