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Interfaith Discussions

Interfaith Prison Ministry

“I Visited You in Prison and …”  The Los Angeles County jail system is the largest in the world with nearly 20,000 inmates. These men and women receive ministered to by chaplains of many faiths.

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Beyond the Veil: Life After Death

An Interfaith Panel Discussion in two Sessions

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

Faiths that Fast

Leaders from seven 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 remind us of those
less fortunate than ourselves.

Dual Belonging

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

Trailblazers in religious pluralism 
share their personal faith journeys that
embrace the essence of two traditions, 
with integrity of participation
in both, on a path toward
understanding the Holy.

Trouble in Families:
Abrahamic Texts Panel Discussion

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

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

Genesis Revisited

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

In a lively exploration of Genesis from a feminist point of view, our interfaith panel of scholars discussed the different creation stories found within Genesis and the Holy Qur’an.