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Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Wendy Goldberg
Main Address:
13136 Faith Plaza
Omaha, NE 68144

Abrahamic Religions in Dialogue Course

Students may register through the University of Nebraska at Omaha for credit or audit at normal tuition rates. Students may also register through Tri-Faith Initiative for a $95 fee. Scholarships are available for those with financial need.

RELI 1000-820 Abrahamic Religions in Dialogue - Crusades, Holocaust, and Interfaith Relations

This is the second course in a series of three on Abrahamic Religions in Dialogue.

Abrahamic Religions in Dialogue - Crusades, Holocaust, and Interfaith Relations is a one-credit hour course introducing the Crusades, the Holocaust, and their impact on relations between Jewish, Christian, and Muslim groups in the past and today in five sessions/modules. These modules will cover various topics, including how religious groups understand “holy war,” 20th century anti-Semitism and religious change, and more positive interfaith models like al-Andalus.

Students will demonstrate their knowledge by identifying how historical conflict and catastrophe impact interreligious relations as well as self-understanding and identity.

This course has been designed, developed, and implemented in collaboration between faculty of UNO Religious Studies and staff of Tri-Faith Initiative.

Upcoming Course Dates:
January 4, 6, 11, 13, and 18 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings)
All sessions take place 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM CST.

Location: Online Only (Zoom)

Paul A. Williams, PhD in History of Religions, University of Chicago (Associate Professor and Chair, Religious Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska at Omaha)
Jeremy Fricke, MA in Religion, University of Iowa (Education Director for Tri-Faith Initiative, Omaha, Nebraska)

Course Materials:
No textbook required. Students registered through University of Nebraska at Omaha (for credit or audit) will have access through the UNO CANVAS course system (with online course materials and embedded hyperlinks for additional online resources). Students registered through Tri-Faith Initiative will receive a PDF or a series of PDFs with course materials, including embedded hyperlinks for online resources.

Computer and internet access will be necessary to participate in the course.

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Online (trifaith.org/events)
Omaha, NE 68144
United States


January 4, 2022 - 6:00pm to January 18, 2022 - 8:15pm