Interfaith Leadership for the 21st Century

November 1, 2017, 11 A.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Candler School of Theology
Ruth Anne Rollins Building (RARB)
1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

What is the future for interfaith engagement in an increasingly diverse and politically polarized American society? What challenges will religious and civic leaders face as the 21st century progresses? What steps should young people in Atlanta take to develop enduring and meaningful multifaith relations? Candler School of Theology at Emory University and the Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation will host two events on November 1, 2017, to explore the challenges and opportunities for interfaith initiatives in Atlanta and across the United States. Students, young professionals, clergy, and members of the Atlanta community are invited to a lunchtime lecture and an evening dinner workshop with Imam Abdullah Antepli, Chief Representative of Muslim Affairs at Duke University.

11:00 AM-12:45 PM - Lunch Lecture

  • "Between Fear and Hope: The Future of Interfaith Engagement"
  • Candler School of Theology, RARB 252

6:30-8:30 PM: Dinner Workshop

  • "Dismantling Bias and Hate: Steps for Building Meaningful Multifaith Relations"
  • Candler School of Theology, RARB 102 

Both events will be held at Candler School of Theology and are free and open to the public, with registration required. Kosher and halal meal options will be available. Register online by noon on October 25 at

Event Details


  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
    11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location: 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

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For More Information Contact

Deanna Ferree Womack
Assistant Professor of History of Religions and Multifaith Relations
Candler School of Theology
Emory University
(404) 727-2974