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

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…

Shadows in the Shining City Book Launch and Coming Events

My second novel, Shadows in the Shining City, book two in the Anthems of al-Andalus Series, launched on July 22, 2014 in midtown Atlanta. Yippee! It was a great night. Shadows is available on Amazon:   Or from my publisher, Sunbury Press:   Or select bookstores.   eBook?!…

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