Featured Authors

When you select books from iPub Global Connection, you’re not just getting a good price on books. You’re also supporting the authors we feature. You will discover many interesting writers, such as Dr. Leonard Swidler, a professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue and a driving force for interreligious dialogue around the globe.

Len, who has taught at Temple University for the past half-century, founded Temple’s Dialogue Institute in 1978 and created the Journal of Ecumenical Studies. Len has been a keynote presenter at conferences and forums in more than 30 nations throughout Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as across the U.S. As the author of over 100 books on religion, dialogue, and philosophy, we celebrate his lifetime of achievement.

      Featured Authors

When you select books from iPub Global Connection, you’re not just getting a good price on books. You’re also supporting the authors we feature. You will discover many interesting writers, such as Dr. Leonard Swidler, a professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue and a driving force for interreligious dialogue around the globe.

Len, who has taught at Temple University for the past half-century, founded Temple’s Dialogue Institute in 1978 and created the Journal of Ecumenical Studies. Len has been a keynote presenter at conferences and forums in more than 30 nations throughout Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as across the U.S. As the author of over 100 books on religion, dialogue, and philosophy, we celebrate his lifetime of achievement.

Leonard Swidler

Leonard Swidler

Professor Leonard Swidler is a global theologian who has pioneered and contributed to the field of interfaith Dialogue for more than 50 years. He has been a professor of religion at Temple University since 1966. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the ecumenical research journal and the founder and director of the Dialogue Institute.

Arlene Swidler

Arlene Swidler

As a part of the post-Vatican II, Arlene’s work on women in the Catholic Church began in 1966. Her feminist ideas began in Catholicism, but they soon expanded to other religions as well. Most of her efforts were spent meeting and talking with people and editing. By the early 1990s, she had published more than eighty articles and book reviews.

Antony Fernando

Antony Fernando

Born to a catholic Sri Lankan family, Professor Antony Fernando was singled out for success at a young age. When Dr. Fernando was 9, he scored sufficiently enough on IQ test to be awarded a free education by the Sri Lankan government. As a result, he was enrolled in the largest seminary school in Sri Lanka.

Hans Küng

Hans Küng

Professor Hans Küng, born in Sursee, Switzerland in 1928, is a scholar of theology and philosophy and a prolific writer. He studied philosophy and theology at the Gregorian University (Rome), the Sorbonne and the Institut Catholique de Paris. In addition, Dr. Küng holds numerous awards and honorary degrees from several universities.

Paul Mojzes

Paul Mojzes

Dr. Paul Mojzes is professor emeritus of religious studies at Rosemont College, Rosemont, Pennsylvania and was a distinguished visiting professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. In retirement, he became interim director of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies doctoral program at Gratz College.  A native of Yugoslavia, he studied at Belgrade University Law School.

James Rudin

James Rudin

Rabbi James Rudin, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended Wesleyan University and graduated from George Washington University with academic distinction. While in college he was a member of the wrestling and track teams and a student government officer.

Harold Kasimow

Harold Kasimow

Harold Kasimow received a B.H.L. from Jewish Theological Seminary, New York; and both an M.A. and a Ph.D. (1976) in religion from Temple University.  He has taught at Grinnell College in Iowa since 1972, being named George A.Drake Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, in 2008.

Moussa Serge Traore

Moussa Serge Traore

Moussa Serge Traore, a Roman Catholic Priest, from Burkina Faso, West Africa is devoted to interfaith dialogue. Since he was a child, he has sought ways for people to get along. In his adult life, Moussa focused on Muslim-Catholic studies and has thoroughly researched the official writings of the Catholic Church on Islam and the Muslim peoples.

Marcia Sawyer

Marcia Sawyer

Marcia Sawyer, a longtime Northern New Jersey resident, has always had close connections to Philadelphia. Her mother grew up there and she has many family members who still live in the area. Her love for Philly was sealed when she attended the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Penn, Marcia worked for several direct marketing ad agencies in New York. After a career hiatus that included living abroad and raising her two sons,

Andrea French

Andrea French

Andrea French was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and raised in El Paso, Texas. She wrote her children’s book when she was a high school junior as an assignment for a Child Development class. Andrea’s book charmingly reveals how she found a new puppy sitting on her couch one day.

Harold Kasimow

Harold Kasimow

Harold Kasimow received a B.H.L. from Jewish Theological Seminary, New York; and both an M.A. and a Ph.D. (1976) in religion from Temple University.  He has taught at Grinnell College in Iowa since 1972, being named George A.Drake Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, in 2008.

Moussa Serge Traore

Moussa Serge Traore

Moussa Serge Traore, a Roman Catholic Priest, from Burkina Faso, West Africa is devoted to interfaith dialogue. Since he was a child, he has sought ways for people to get along. In his adult life, Serge focused on Muslim-Catholic studies and has thoroughly researched the official writings of the Catholic Church on Islam and the Muslim peoples.

Marcia Sawyer

Marcia Sawyer

Marcia Sawyer, a longtime Northern New Jersey resident, has always had close connections to Philadelphia. Her mother grew up there and she has many family members who still live in the area. Her love for Philly was sealed when she attended the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Penn, Marcia worked for several direct marketing ad agencies in New York. After a career hiatus that included living abroad and raising her two sons,

Andrea French

Andrea French

Andrea French was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and raised in El Paso, Texas. She wrote her children’s book when she was a high school junior as an assignment for a Child Development class. Andrea’s book charmingly reveals how she found a new puppy sitting on her couch one day.