Encountering the Other: An Inter-religious Conference

May 15, 2016 - May 17, 2016

Encountering the Other: An Inter-religious Conference

7:00 pm Sunday, May 15, 2016 to 7:00 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2016


Vancouver School of Theology

6015 Walter Gage Road
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1

How have religious traditions dealt with difference? How might they meet one another in a pluralistic society?

Join 30 scholars and artists for two full days of learning about approaches to the “Other” in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Indigenous traditions, Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism, and the ancient Near East.

Register for two full days of learning at the Vancouver School of Theology on the UBC Campus, $150 non-students/$75 students.

Or attend an evening program, free and open to the public in Epiphany Chapel on the UBC Campus:

Keynote address by Dr. Marc Gopin, Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University (Sun May 15, 7:00 pm)

Fossil Free Faith presentation by young adult inter-faith activists and World Music Concert (Mon May 16, 7:00 pm)

Academic course credit available for attendance at conference, plus some additional academic activities.

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