Interfaith

Dr. Imad Damaj

President and Founder, Virginia Muslim Coalition for Public Affairs

This profile was last updated in 2012.

Dr. Imad Damaj is a visionary leader who understands that an increasing religious diversity...

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Virginia Muslim Coalition for Public Affairs
P.O. Box 74623
Richmond , VA 23236
p: (804) 674-4464
2019 May 02

Altruism and our Responsibility for the Other: Interfaith (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic) and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

(All day)

Location: 

325 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
A colloquium intended to share with the wider campus community the work of an interfaith and interdisciplinary seminar. Brief presentations on the subject of altruism as a practice in the three Abrahamic faiths will be followed by a discussion. This event will take place in McElroy Hall 237 at the Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus.
The event is free and all are welcome. Please email...
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2019 Apr 22

The Sanctuary Movement as an Interfaith Response to a Humanitarian Crisis

(All day)

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Presentations:
  • History of the Sanctuary Movement
  • Documenting the Sanctuary Movement
Panel Discussions:
  • With First Sanctuary Movement Activists
  • With New Sanctuary Movement Activists
Keynote Address:
  • "A Refuge for Immigrants: The Promise and Challenge of Sanctuary in the United States" by Grace Yukich
Sponsored by the Jewish Cultural Endowment and the School of Theology
2019 Apr 11

Still Processing: A Harvard College Interfaith Forum Open Mic

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
In light of the recent tragedy in New Zealand and Pittsburg, come join the Interfaith Forum and the Harvard Chaplains to process with songs, readings, stories, poetry, spoken word, art and everything in between. Sign up here if you would like to share or perform! Free Flour will be provided.
2019 Mar 27

Book Discussion: Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement - A Handbook for Student Affairs

(All day)

If you are a student affairs professional who wants to expand your religious diversity skills, join Kathleen Goodman, Mary Ellen Giess, and Eboo Patel, the editors of the new book, Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs, as they discuss the skills campus professionals need to engage worldview on campus. This event is hosted by the Interfaith Youth Core.... Read more about Book Discussion: Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement - A Handbook for Student Affairs
2019 Apr 01

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series & University Chaplaincy Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life: EBOO PATEL

(All day)

Location: 

51 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Join Tisch College and the University Chaplaincy for a conversation with author, educator, and interfaith leader, Eboo Patel. Patel is the Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core, the renowned national nonprofit that brings young people from different faiths together to work on social action projects, fostering cooperation instead of conflict among youth of diverse beliefs. Named by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Leaders, Patel also served on President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Faith Council and partnered with the White House to launch the Interfaith and Community... Read more about Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series & University Chaplaincy Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life: EBOO PATEL

We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics 

March 11, 2019
coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a Unitarian pastor caused the heads of those gathered to bow, and short sermon-style speeches from a Catholic priest and an African Methodist Episcopal layperson echoed around the grand halls on th

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2019 Mar 08

Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Shabes

(All day)

Location: 

1762 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
The Boston Workmen’s Circle Jewish Muslim Solidarity committee warmly invites you to join us for our annual Jewish-Muslim Shabes. To honor International Women's Day, our plan is to hear stories of strength, hope and solidarity from Jewish and Muslim women. As we share a meal together, we will also have an opportunity to talk in small groups, to socialize and get a glimpse into each other’s lives. The evening will start at 6:15 PM with time to settle in and shmooze. A shabes ceremony will start at 6:45 PM, followed by a potluck dinner at about 7:30 PM. Come for the ceremony or the potluck... Read more about Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Shabes
2019 Apr 01

Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture

(All day)

Location: 

77 Sherman St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
Hear from top scholars on the language of Scripture in this special Hartford Seminary symposium. A Compassionate Response: What it Means to be a Neighbor Father Joseph Cheah University of Saint Joseph The word compassion comes from the Hebrew word rehem, which means a mother’s womb.  To be compassionate is to have a deep feeling a woman has for the child that comes forth from her womb.  In the parable of the Good Samaritan, it was the Good Samaritan who exemplifies this sort of compassion by offering liberating assistance to the half-death man lying on the... Read more about Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture

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