Salaam, one and all! We welcome you with heart-felt prayers for God's peace and mercy and blessings.

This blog is maintained for the readers of In the Light of a Blessed Tree, as well as for all those interested in the wider work of Dr. Timothy J. Gianotti: including the Islamic Institute for Spiritual Formation (IISF, Toronto), which he serves as the Director and Principal Teacher, the Studies in Islam program at Renison University College (University of Waterloo), where he serves as an Associate Professor, and the American Islamic College (Chicago), where he served as the Director of Islamic Studies (2013-2015).

Please stay tuned for new blog entries and announcements for new programs in Toronto and beyond!

Jewish-Christian-Muslim "Scriptural Reasoning" NPR Discussion

On Sept. 13, 2006, Professors Peter Ochs (University of Virginia), Timothy Gianotti (then at University of Virginia), and David Ford (University of Cambridge) appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Insight" program to discuss Scriptural Reasoning as a means to peace. For more information and to listen to the show, visit the following url: