Film Screening: The Sultan and the Saint

When: Thursday, May 16 2019 7:00pm–9:00pm

The Sultan and The Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history. Set in a past period of East-West conflict, it speaks with urgency to our present. Two men of faith, one an itinerant Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground. It is the story of Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, and their meeting on a bloody battlefield during the period of Christian-Muslim conflict known as the Crusades.

Click here for the official film website

Click here for info on the film on Unity Productions Foundation

Cosponsored by: Groton Interfaith Council, Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries and the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College

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