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Caring for the Earth: An Interfaith Dialogue Event
Sunday, October 21, 2018,2:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
New College’s Environmental Studies Department is co-sponsoring this event, where representatives from different faiths to address environmental crises focusing on the aspects of customs and beliefs that encourage followers to care for the environment.
Seating is limited. Call 941-953-7044 to reserve space.
- 2 p.m.: Panel discussion featuring Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish speakers and community conversation.
- 3:30 p.m.: Panel discussion: Young people form various religious traditions and community conversation
- 5 p.m.: Meal, prayer break
- 7 p.m.: Keynote speaker: Dr. Waleed El-Ansary, the Helal, Hisham and Laila Edris El-Swedey University Chair in Islamic Studies at Xavier University. He has authored numerous publications, including “Islamic Environmental Economics and the Three Dimensions of Islam.”