Online Seminars

The Hickey Center and the IIIT Chair are pleased to offer a number of online seminars for the Nazareth community and the interfaith community at large.

Summer 2022

Train the Trainers: Understanding Islam's Relations with other Religions

Online non-credit certificate course for teachers, religious leaders, businesses, nurses, and other professionals including public interested in understanding Islam's relations with other religions for peaceful co-existence and professional services.

When:  August 15-19,2022 (Monday-Friday, both days are included)

Time :   7-8:30PM Via Zoom, Registration Fee: $39.00( Please write Checks to Nazareth College, IIIT Chair and Hickey Center)

Speakers: Dr. Etin Anwar, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva

Dr. Shalahudin Kafrawi, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva

Dr. Muhammad Shafiq, Nazareth College



Islam is misunderstood religion in America. Many do not know that the Qur'an recognized other religions, called them people of the holy scriptures especially the Jewish Bible and the Christian New Testament are mentioned as sources of light and guidance. 


Monday, August 15,  The Qur'an's Pluralistic Theology

Tuesday, Aug.16,      Prophets, Prophecy and Holy Scriptures in Islam

Wednesday, Aug. 17,Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Moses in Islam

Thursday, Aug. 18,  Mary, Jesus and the Messiah in Islam

Friday, Aug.19,     Freedom of Speech, Hateful Rhetoric and Morally Responsible Speech in Islam


Past Programs

Fall 2020

Healing Racial Inequalities and Injustices

Seminars about challenging American consciousness to stand up for justice in peaceful ways.

Voices of Local African American Leaders

    September 2nd, 2020 seminar on Healing Racial Injustices and Inequalities

    Voices of Local Interfaith Leaders

      September 16th, 2020 seminar on Healing Racial Injustices and Inequalities

      Racism, Global Politics and Islamophobia

        Dr Nazia Kazi gives seminar on 10/28/20