Children of the same God
Discern Annual Lecture 2007 by Prof. David B. Burrell C.S.C.
Prof. David B. Burrell C.S.C.
Hesburgh Professor in Philosophy and Theology
University of Notre Dame
David Bakewell Burrell, C.S.C. (born 16 August 1933), a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an American educator, theologian, writer and translator. He is the Theodore Hesburgh Professor emeritus in Philosophy and Theology at University of Notre Dame, USA. He wrote around thirteen books on Judio-Christian and Islamic religions. He knows several languages; he translated two books of Al-Ghazali from Arabic into English. He also taught comparative theology, ethics and development at Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi, Uganda; Tangaza College, Nairobi, Kenya; and Hebrew University, Jerusalem. During 1960s, he was involved in Anti-Vietnam War Movement. He is also a professor at Notre Dame University Bangladesh.