Interreligious Dialogue

Interreligious Dialogue

Religious pluralism and the promotion of interreligious dialogue is a core area of study at Georgetown.

Faculty and students across schools—including in the Department of Theology, the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs—explore religious traditions as they relate to one another and to wider cultural, social, and political issues around the world. Openness to religious pluralism has been central to Georgetown’s identity and mission since its founding. Georgetown is home to a vibrant multi-faith campus ministry and community and was the first Catholic university to hire a full-time rabbi and the first university in the United States to hire a full-time imam.

Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs

Established in 2006, the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of religion, ethics, and public life. It conducts research, teaching, and service under the Office of the President.

Campus Ministry
Campus Ministry provides pastoral care for Georgetown's students, faculty, and staff. It is home to Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, and Hindu chaplaincies, as well as various other spiritual and faith groups.
John Main Center for Meditation and Interreligious Dialogue

Established at Georgetown University in 2005 in collaboration with the World Community for Christian Meditation, the John Main Center for Meditation and Interreligious Dialogue is committed to developing an ecumenical community of meditation. In…

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