Rev. Nader Hanna was born and raised in Egypt, a Muslim Arabic speaking country, currently lives in Huntington Beach CA, and works as a Pastor and a public speaker. As a missionary with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) he promotes peace-building and interfaith dialogue, he helps churches know more about Islam and how to build bridges of communication and friendship with Muslims in their communities, by providing training and hands-on ministry opportunities.
Ozgur Koca, Assistant Professor at Claremont School of Theology. Özgür Koca spent ten years of his life teaching physics, mathematics, and astronomy in different countries. After years of quantitative research, he decided to journey to new perspectives in the fields of philosophy and religion. His studies in these diverse fields allow him to draw on the resources of science, philosophy, and theology to develop a constructive Islamic theology that can address the burning ethical, spiritual, political, and religious issues Muslim societies face today. His studies focus on Islamic Philosophy-Theology-Spirituality, Science and Religion Discussion, Environmental Ethics, Interreligious Discourse, and Contemporary Islamic Movements and Ideologies.