Israel and Palestine - Subjects of AU Forum

Israel and Palestine - Subjects of AU Forum

February 14, 2013 – Dr. Duane Larson will present “Peace for Israel and Palestine?,” reflections from on site conversations with Israelis and Palestinians, from ultra--conservative Zionist settlers to Hamas sympathizers, as part of the Ashford University Scholars Institute forum series. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in Room 3600 of the university’s St. Clare Hall.

Larson is a theologian, author, retired seminary president and emeritus professor of theology who also teaches courses in comparative religious ethics and critical reasoning at Ashford University.

He will present a review and analysis of the tension between Israel and West Bank/Palestine, having recently returned from a tour of the Middle East where he had conversations with Palestinian and Israeli leaders in fields such as religion, education, business, journalism, military and government.

The session is free and open to the public.

About Ashford University
Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. Ashford University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor’s degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Winet Rodriguez, vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

February 14, 2013 – Dr. Duane Larson will present “Peace for Israel and Palestine?,” reflections from on site conversations with Israelis and Palestinians, from ultra--conservative Zionist settlers to Hamas sympathizers, as part of the Ashford University Scholars Institute forum series. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in Room 3600 of the university’s St. Clare Hall.

Larson is a theologian, author, retired seminary president and emeritus professor of theology who also teaches courses in comparative religious ethics and critical reasoning at Ashford University.

He will present a review and analysis of the tension between Israel and West Bank/Palestine, having recently returned from a tour of the Middle East where he had conversations with Palestinian and Israeli leaders in fields such as religion, education, business, journalism, military and government.

The session is free and open to the public.

About Ashford University
Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. Ashford University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor’s degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Winet Rodriguez, vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.