Duke Muslim chaplain assumes new role

May. 06, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

Imam Abdullah Antepli, founding director of Duke University’s Center for Muslim Life and the first-ever Muslim chaplain since 2008, takes on a new position as Chief Representative for Muslim Affairs/Muslim Chaplain.

In this new role, Antepli will organize workshops, panels and conferences on issues of bridge-building, cross-religious and cross-cultural conversation. His responsibilities at the Duke Islamic Studies Center now also include expanding the Transcultural Islam Research Network to address major issues in Muslim domains of Africa and Asia.