INTERFAITH SYMPOSIUM (Nov. 3-4, 2013)

Shuswap Settlement Srvices Facilitators: Interfaith Amigos
Workshop:
152 participant were led through practices that facilitate interfaith tolerance and understanding.

Rev. Donald Mackenzie is a minister in the United Church of Christ. Rabbi Ted Falcon, is a Reform Rabbi. Sheik Jamal Rahman is a Sufi, They have written Getting to the Heart of Interfaith and more recently, What We Found at the Heart of Interfaith (Skylight Paths, 2009).

The three maintained they became close not by avoiding or glossing over their conflicts, but by running straight at them. They put everything on the table: the verses they found offensive in one another’s holy books, anti-Semitism, violence in the name of religion, claims by each faith to have the exclusive hold on truth. interfaithamigos.com