Jews, Christians and Muslims: The Urgent Encounter

Version: Unabridged
Author: James Carroll
Narrator: James Carroll
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Lectures, Religion
Publisher: Chautauqua Institution/ The Great Lecture Library
Published In: N/A
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes
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Overview

James Carroll was born in Chicago in 1943, and raised in Washington where his father, an Air Force general, served as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Carroll attended Georgetown University before entering the seminary to train for the Catholic priesthood. He received BA and MA degrees from St. Paul's College, the Paulist Fathers' seminary in Washington, and was ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1969. Carroll served as Catholic Chaplain at Boston University from 1969 to 1974 and then left the priesthood to become a writer.The title of his lecture is Jews, Christians and Muslims: The Urgent Encounter.

Author Details

Author Details

Carroll, James

James Carroll was raised in Washington, D.C., and ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1969. He served as a chaplain at Boston University from 1969 to 1974, then left the priesthood to become a writer. A distinguishedscholar-
in-residence at Suffolk University, he is a columnist for the Boston Globe and a
regular contributor to the Daily Beast.