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Interfaith Panel Discussions

Beyond the Veil: Life After Death

An Interfaith Panel Discussion in 2 Sessions

An exploration of how different faiths understand what lies beyond life in this world.
Session One: Christian, Muslim and Jewish
Session Two: Buddhist, Hindu and Sikh.

Faiths that Fast

Leaders from seven major faith communities discuss the spiritual practice of fasting at The Guibord Center’s Iftar Dinner at the Islamic Center of Southern California. Faiths that Fast reminds us of the common purpose of fasting: To draw closer to the Holy and make us more mindful of those less fortunate than ourselves.

Genesis Revisited

with RABBI RACHEL ADLER, DR. ROSEMARY RADFORD REUTHER and DR. MEHNAZ ALFREDI

In a lively exploration of Genesis from a Feminist’s point of view, our interfaith panel of women scholars discussed the different Creation Stories found within Genesis and in The Holy Qur’an.

Dual Belonging

with Dr. James Fredericks, the Rev. Karen MacQueen, moderated by Ryan Bell

Trailblazers in religious pluralism, these
panelists share their personal Journey of
faith that embraces the essence of two
traditions on a path toward understanding
the Holy with integrity of participation in
each tradition.

Trouble in Families:
Abrahamic Texts Panel Discussion

with THE VERY REV. JOHN BAKAS, RABBI SUZANNE SINGER AND IMAM JIHAD TURK

The panel discussion of the Abrahamic texts shed light
on some of the difficult and troubling texts of the major
Abrahamic faiths: Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

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