Duke U.'s Muslim Chaplain Offers Words of Reason, Words of Faith

5 Minutes With Duke U.'s Muslim Chaplain 1

Duke U.

Abdullah T. Antepli

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Duke U.

Abdullah T. Antepli

Only a handful of colleges have Muslim chaplains. Duke University joined their ranks in 2008, naming Abdullah T. Antepli to a joint position as Muslim chaplain and adjunct faculty member in the divinity school. As a chaplain, Imam Abdullah provides guidance to Duke's Muslim students, offers pastoral services to students of any or no religious background, and does interfaith work.

Q. How common is it for a college to have a Muslim chaplain, and do you