Professor, Founder of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies
Leonard Swidler has been Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue in the Religion Department at Temple University since 1966. He and his wife Arlene Anderson Swidler founded the Journal of Ecumenical Studies of which professor Swidler is still editor. In 1978, he founded and is President of the Institute for Interreligious, Intercultural Dialogue and he is co-founder of the International Scholars' Annual Trialogue (ISAT). He is the author or editor of over 70 books and 180 articles.