A pioneer in building Muslim-Christian relations, George Dardess has more than a decade of experience giving talks, lectures, courses, and retreats on Islam. Dardess received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University and his M.Div. from St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry. An English professor for nearly three decades, he is also a deacon in the Catholic church. He lives with his wife, Peggy Rosenthal, in Rochester, New York.