Joseph Cumming

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Joseph Cumming
Born New York City, United States
Alma mater Princeton University
Fuller Theological Seminary
Yale University
Spouse(s) Michele Pezdirtz Cumming (1984 - present)
Website http://www.josephcumming.com

Joseph Cumming is a scholar of Islamic and Christian thought who serves as pastor of the International Church at Yale University[1] and works internationally as a consultant on Muslim-Christian and Muslim-Christian-Jewish relations.[2][3][4] He was one of the architects of the "Yale Response" to the Common Word initiative of 138 prominent Muslim leaders and scholars.[5][6] He is also International Director of Doulos Community,[7] a humanitarian organization working in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania,[8] and is past president of the Federation of NGOs in Mauritania.[9] Cumming has published numerous articles[10] on issues affecting relations among the Abrahamic faith communities. He has lectured in Arabic at Al-Azhar University and other Islamic institutions and has taught courses at Yale Divinity School, as well as at Fuller Theological Seminary and other Evangelical institutions.[11] He has been interviewed in Arabic on Al-Jazeera and other Arab television networks,[12][13][14] and in English on American[15][16][17][18] and Canadian[19] television and radio, and in French and German by European and African news media.[20]

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  1. ^ International Church at Yale website: http://www.yale.edu/icy/
  2. ^ Connecticut Public Television http://www.cpbn.org/profile/joseph-cumming
  3. ^ Süddeutsche Zeitung: Wellenbrecher gegen den Islam-Hass http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/anti-islamismus-in-den-usa-wellenbrecher-gegen-den-islam-hass-1.1004142
  4. ^ أصوات التسامح في مواجهة دعاة كراهية الإسلام http://ar.qantara.de/content/jw-md-lslm-fy-lwlyt-lmthd-lmryky-swt-ltsmh-fy-mwjh-d-krhy-lslm
  5. ^ Christian Science Monitor: Christians, Muslims Move Ahead on Global Talks http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2008/0319/p03s03-usgn.html
  6. ^ Yale Center for Faith and Culture http://faith.yale.edu/common-word/common-word-christian-response
  7. ^ Service Without Borders: Princeton Alumni Weekly http://www.princeton.edu/paw/archive_old/PAW99-00/12-0322/0322feat.html#story2
  8. ^ Doulos Community website: http://www.douloscommunity.org/
  9. ^ Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University: http://berkleycenterdevelopment.georgetown.edu:3005/resources/people/joseph-cumming
  10. ^ http://www.josephcumming.com/links/index.html
  11. ^ http://www.josephcumming.com/bio/
  12. ^ اختتام المؤتمر التاسع لحوار الأديان في الدوحة https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itmusRbMC38
  13. ^ Joseph Cumming on Al-Jazeera, Feb 2009, يوسف كامنغ، الجزيرة https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRouoHQ9eJw
  14. ^ كلمة السيد جوزيف في مؤتمر الدوحة العاشر لحوار الأديان https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aye0mcl7S2A
  15. ^ Public Television: Front and Center with Ray Hardman: Christian-Muslim Relations http://www.frequency.com/video/joseph-cumming-public-tvs-front-center-w/134525293/-/5-18816783
  16. ^ Joseph Cumming interviewed by Monica Novotny on MSNBC's "The Most" about Pope Benedict XVI's Regensburg lecture http://manhag.net/p/watch.php?id=N8GHPjj0570
  17. ^ NPR: Yale Opts Not to Publish Offensive Cartoons http://www.cpbn.org/article/yale-opts-not-publish-offensive-cartoons. Cf. also related article and video here: http://www.newhavenindependent.org/archives/2009/10/in_an_evening_l.php.
  18. ^ Joseph Cumming on WICC radio, re: Pope's remarks on Islam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhF97jEIqTs
  19. ^ Peace at Ground Zero, CBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5K2IX3TzlHA. Cf. also http://www.contextwithlornadueck.com/episodes/peace-at-ground-zero.
  20. ^ Süddeutsche Zeitung: Wellenbrecher gegen den Islam-Hass http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/anti-islamismus-in-den-usa-wellenbrecher-gegen-den-islam-hass-1.1004142