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McGinley Chair

Fr Patrick Ryan SJ

Rev. Patrick J. Ryan, SJ

Fr. Ryan’s goal as the McGinley Professor of Religion and Society is to foster an understanding of the common ground among Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. His ultimate aim is to establish a trialogue among these three faith traditions.

Fordham President Rev. Joseph McShane, SJ called Fr. Ryan’s appointment as the McGinley Professor, "a new phase in the history of the McGinley Chair."

Annual Spring McGinley Lecture

Care for Our Common Home: Jews, Christians, and Muslims Confront Climate Change
The Annual Spring McGinley Lecture, by Patrick Ryan, S.J., with responses from Claudia Setzer, Ph.D., and Muhammad U. Faruque, Ph.D., has been published by Origins, the CNS documentary service delivering important church texts for almost 50 years.

New Book

Amen: Jews, Christians, and Muslims Keep Faith with God

Amen: Jews, Christians, and Muslims Keep Faith with God