John Cressler

About me

John D. Cressler is Ken Byers Professor at Georgia Tech, in Atlanta, Georgia and an author of both fiction and non-fiction. His debut novel, Emeralds of the Alhambra, an interfaith love story set in fourteenth century Muslim Spain, will be released by Sunbury Press in June of 2013.

From my website

Review of Emeralds and Shadows for Medievally Speaking by Julia Baumgardt

A review of both Emeralds of the Alhambra and Shadows in the Shining City, by Julia Baumgardt, a medievalist scholar. Review and indepth interview can be found on Medievally Speaking, an open access medievalist journal. Links below. My third novel in the series, Fortune’s Lament, is done! Soon to flow…

Cressler’s New Interfaith Course on Science and Religion

With Georgia Tech’s strategic goal of graduating good, global citizens, it is my own view that the educational experience Georgia Tech provides its students could be further enhanced by ensuring religious literacy and engaging meaningful dialogue across the boundaries of science, engineering and religion, particularly within the context of interfaith…

Neshama Interfaith Center Event for Shadows in the Shining City

The Neshama Interfaith Center of Atlanta has a special evening planned in November around Shadows in the Shining City. The event will center on the fundamental question, “What Medieval Muslim Spain Can Teach Us About Achieving Peace in Our Broken World.” The evening will center on a presentation about Cressler’s…

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