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School of World Studies

Andrew Sharp, Ph.D.

Andrew Sharp [View Image]

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

PhD, University of Birmingham (U.K.), 2010

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312 N. Shafer St. 
Richmond, VA 23220 

Andrew M. Sharp is a teacher, scholar, and practitioner of interfaith relations who has worked in higher education, as well as the public and non-profit sectors. He received his PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK), holds master’s degrees from the University of Virginia and St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary, and completed his bachelor’s degree from Pacific University. His training is in Eastern Christianity, Islamic Studies, and Muslim-Christian Relations. He has taught courses on Islam, Muslim-Christian relations, global ethics, biblical studies, and world religions. His writings have appeared in international publications and journals and his book, Orthodox Christians and Islam in the Postmodern Age (Brill, 2012), was released in 2016 in a Turkish language edition by Tekin Publications. His current book project is about perspectives of key Muslim and Orthodox leaders in debates surrounding climate change.

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