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Prof. Garry Sparks Awarded Two NEH Grants

Prof. Garry Sparks Awarded Two NEH Grants

Prof. Garry Sparks has been awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships for his work on the historical and theological encounter between the Spanish Dominican missionaries and the indigenous Mayan people of Guatemala.

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Prof. Abdulaziz Sachedina: Building Bridges between Western and Middle Eastern Approaches to the Study of Islam

Prof. Abdulaziz Sachedina: Building Bridges between Western and Middle Eastern Approaches to the Study of Islam

Prof. Sachedina has devoted much of his scholarly time and effort in recent years to introducing theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of Islam in the Western academy to scholars of Islam in academic institutions in various parts of the Islamic world, and to fostering interfaith and intrafaith dialogue through various programs aimed at both Muslim scholars and Muslim youth.

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