Rabbi Shmuley Boteach (www.shmuley.com) is the host of the National TV show, 'Shalom in the Home' airing on TLC (The Learning Channel), and the international best-selling author of 18 books. In Oxford, where Rabbi Shmuley served as Rabbi to the students for eleven years, he played host to, and debated, some of the world's leading thinkers, statesmen, and entertainers including Mikhail Gorbachev, Professor Stephen Hawking, Deepak Chopra, and Professor Richard Dawkins.
Dr. Douglas Jacoby (www.douglasjacoby.com) is an international Christian speaker and writer, and has lectured in over 80 nations. He is also principal instructor in the Athens Institute of Ministry. He received his bachelors in history from Duke, a masters in theology from Harvard Divinity School, and a doctorate in Ministry from Drew University. In 2007 he debated the existence of God with agnostic Michael Shermer. His interests include cosmology, biology, and ancient languages.
Imam Shabir Ally (www.shabirally.com) is the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto where he functions as Imam. Mr. Ally travels internationally to represent Islam in public lectures and interfaith dialogues and explains Islam on a weekly television program called ‘Let the Quran Speak’. Mr. Ally also holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Laurentian University with a specialization in Biblical Literature, and an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Quranic Exegesis.
The three of us will debate on The True Legacy of Abraham in Chicago this June. This will be in conjunction with the 2nd International Evidences Seminar. The event will be recorded.