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Interfaith Speaker Series

Middle East Expert on Religion To be In Charleston

November 13-15, 2016, Charleston, SC, The Christian-Jewish Council of Greater Charleston brought Dr. Charles Kimball for a series of presentations. He is currently Presidential Professor and Director of Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. Dr. Kimball has taught at Wake Forest and Furman Universities and serving as advisor to the U.S. government. An ordained Baptist Minister, Dr. Kimball received his Harvard ThD specializing in Islamic Studies. At Wake Forest, Charles was Chairman of the Department of Religion and Dean of the Seminary. Dr. Kimball served as Director of the Middle East Office at the National Council of Churches in New York City from 1983-1990. He has lived in Egypt and has made more than 35 visits to the Middle East. He has consulted with both Congress, the White House, and Defense Department. He is the author of five books including When Religion Becomes Evil.

Dr. Kimball made several key presentations as follows:

• Sunday, November 13, 2016, 7:00 PM, Topic: Muslims in America followed by panel discussion: The Citadel

• Monday, November 14, 2016, 7:00 PM, Topic: What's Happening with Christians in the Middle East?, Bethel United Methodist Church, Calhoun at Pitt.

• Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7:00 PM, Topic: Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relationships. Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim on Hasell Street

Additional workshops with Dr. Kimball were planned. All programs were free and open to the public.

Dr. Kimball was available for press interviews. Contact Ken Fox at

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