The Krister Stendahl Memorial Lecture is a yearly event to honor the memory of Krister Stendahl, bishop in Stockholm 1984-1988 and Professor at the Divinity School at Harvard University. Bishop Stendahl was also a member of Paideia’s board of trustees. The lecture series is a cooperation between the Center for Interfaith Dialogue, run by the Stockholm Diocese of the Church of Sweden.
Mona Siddiqui is the first Professor of Islamic and Inter-religious Studies at the University of Edinburgh. She previously headed the Centre for the Study of Islam in Glasgow. Her research areas are within Islamic law, and she is a frequent writer and speaker on Christian-Muslim topics. Mona’s most recent publications include My Way: A Muslim Woman’s Journey, Christians, Muslims and Jesus and The Good Muslim: Reflections on Classical Islamic Law and Theology. She is very engaged in interfaith dialogue and has been bestowed with an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for her work. She is a frequent contributor on BBC Radio, The Times, The Scotsman, The Guardian and the Sunday Herald.