2013 Seminar 6

Abrahamic Traditions: Tri-Faith Initiative

  • Dr. Syed M. Mohiuddin, President of the American Institute of Islamic Studies and Culture, and Head of Medicine at Creighton University
  •  The Rev. Canon Timothy Anderson, from the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska
  •  Rabbi Jon Meyers, from Temple Israel
The Tri-Faith Initiative is a remarkable joining of Christians, Muslims, and Jews in Omaha, NE. The three … Continue Reading ››

2013 Seminar 7

Creating Communities of Respect

The Rev. Dr. Jim Ryan, CC(DC), National Association of Ecumenical and Interreligious Staff “Tolerance” is a word that has no place in our faith vocabulary. Tolerance means, “Since I am such a nice person (just a minute while I pat myself of the back) I suppose I can tolerate (put up with) you. … Continue Reading ››

2013 Seminar 8

Campus “Oval” Dynamics: Responding to Bias Language

Panel of students and leaders from The Ohio State University Case study: Campuses/universities often have a public space, where the First Amendment applies. So, anyone can speak in this space. What often happens is that students pass through the area, and are confronted by bias and accusatory language. How might … Continue Reading ››

2013 Seminar 9

What Does the Lord Require of Us?

Bishop C. Joseph Sprague, UMC, Moderator of a panel Challenging religious and gang culture in prisons through interfaith communities and restorative justice. The Horizon Program is one of the most innovative and transformative prison programs. It brings prison residents from many religious perspectives in a 10-month experience of recovering their … Continue Reading ››

2012 Opening Worship Service

Equipping Church Leaders in the Quest for Christian Unity