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Brad Malkovsky,

Associate Professor of Comparative Theology


  • Muslim-Christian Differences and Why it Matters


May 13, 2016 **- doors open at 11:15 AM    


Tangier Restaurant
532 W. Market St. Akron 44303

Returning to First Friday Club by popular demand, Bradley Malkovsky is an Associate Professor of Comparative Theology at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on the doctrinal and spiritual relation of Christianity to other religions, especially the Hindu-Christian encounter. Brad Malkovsky He is the author of The Role of Divine Grace in the Soteriology of Samkaracarya (2001) and God's Other Children: Personal Encounters with Love, Holiness and Faith in Sacred India (2013), which describes his interaction with Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists and won the Huston Smith Prize. The book focuses on Islam more than on other religions. He is also the editor of New Perspectives on Advaita Vedanta (2000). His current project compares Hindu and Christian eschatology, focusing on purgatory, reincarnation, and final spiritual liberation. Since 2001, Professor Malkovsky has served as editor of the Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies.

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