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Spiritual Life

Christian-Muslim history not all hostile

Michael Penn teaches religion and gender studies at Mount Holyoke College and was awarded $120,000 in grants, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, for research into Syriac Christians. Michael Penn teaches religion and gender studies at Mount Holyoke College and was awarded $120,000 in grants, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, for research into Syriac Christians.
By Rich Barlow
June 9, 2007

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From the Crusades to 9/11, history has given many laypeople a tale of unrelenting hostility between Christians and Muslims. Michael Penn, who teaches religion and gender studies at Mount Holyoke College, is assembling a different picture by poking in an obscure nook of history. (Full article: 797 words)

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