November 08, 2019

Lev Weitz, associate professor, history and director, Islamic studies, was quoted in National Catholic Reporter via Catholic News Service about the discussion at CUA titled,“The Sultan and the Saint: The Spiritual Journey of Transformative Encounter.”

..."Beyond trade, the eastern Mediterranean region experienced widespread intellectual and cultural exchanges in the 11th through 13th centuries and al-Kamil's court likely would have encountered people of various backgrounds, Weitz explained. Throughout the region, even worship sites were shared by members of both religions, he added."...

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