St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan

Joshua BensonThe DC Public Library is pleased to present Dr. Joshua Benson, Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at The Catholic University of America, who will discuss the historic visit of St. Francis of Assisi to Sultan Malek al-Kamil in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade and its implications for today's dialogue and relations between Christians and Muslims.

This lecture will take place on Tuesday, November 9, at 6:30 p.m.in the Philosophy, Sociology and Literature Reading Room, Second Floor, Room 220, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

This program is free and open to the public.