Abrahamic Interpretations of the Sacrifice of Abraham's Son

Dr Edward Kessler MBE (Founder-President, The Woolf Institute)
Wednesday, 9 February 2022

Dr Edward Kessler, MBE is Founder President of the Woolf Institute and Fellow of St Edmunds College, Cambridge. He is a leading thinker in interfaith relations, primarily, Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations. The Times Higher Education Supplement (London) described him as 'probably the most prolific interfaith figure in British academia' and in 2011 was awarded an MBE for services to interfaith relations. He has written or edited 12 books, including An Introduction to Jewish-Christian Relations (Cambridge, 2010), Jews, Christians and Muslims in Encounter (SCM, 2013) and Jesus (The History Press, 2016). He was Convenor and Vice-Chair of the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life (2013-15), which published a major policy report entitled, Living with Difference and was Principal Investigator of the Woolf Diversity Study, a study of diversity in England and Wales (2017-19), which published a major policy report entitled, How We Get Along.