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Muslim Immigration, Christian Fear, and the Future of Democracy

  • Monday, November 5, 2018
  • 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
  • Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall

Join the Henry Institute in welcoming panelists Shadi Hamid, Matthew Kaemingk, and Stephanie Summers for a public discussion about pluralism, faith, and immigration, moderated by Henry Institute Director Kevin R. den Dulk.

Dr. Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. He is the author of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World, which was shortlisted for the 2017 Lionel Gelber Prize for the year's best book on foreign affairs, and co-editor of Rethinking Political Islam. His first book, Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, was named a Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2014.

Matthew Kaemingk is the author of Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in a World of Fear (Eerdmans, 2018). He is a fellow at the Center for Public Justice and serves as Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics and Associate Dean at Fuller Theological Seminary. His research and teaching focus on religious pluralism, Muslim immigration, theology and politics, and Reformed public theology. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Reformed Church.

Stephanie Summers is the Chief Executive Office of the Center for Public Justice, an independent, non-partisan civic education and public policy organization that works to equip citizens, develop leaders, and shape policy through a variety of initiatives. She is the co-author of Unleashing Opportunity: Why Escaping Poverty Requires a Shared Vision of Justice (Falls City Press).

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