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Rabia Harris
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Rabia Terri Harris, a teacher, writer, activist, and theologian, is founder and director of the Muslim Peace Fellowship (www.muslimpeacefellowship.org). Established in 1994, MPF is the only American organization specifically dedicated to the theory and practice of Islamic nonviolence. Harris, an Elder of the Community of Living Traditions at Stony Point, NY (http://communityoflivingtraditions.org), has spent two decades engaged in interreligious peace and justice work,  She is a practicing community chaplain and concurrently teaches in the Intellectual Heritage Program at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA. Harris holds a BA in Religion from Princeton University, an MA in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures from Columbia University, and a Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary. She is a senior member of the Jerrahi Order of  America, the Western branch of a 300-year-old Sufi order headquartered in Istanbul. 

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