Week Nine :: Aug. 22–30

Interfaith Lecture Theme :: The Future We Want, The World We Need

In a constantly evolving world, what needs to change, what can change, and what do we and all peoples actually need — not only to survive, but to sustain life and to thrive? In this week, we will ask these humanitarian questions and more: questions that make us think; questions that trigger other questions. Please come and be part of the conversation.

 

Week Nine Program Sponsor: Erie Insurance

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2 p.m. Lectures

Interfaith Lectures

2 p.m., Monday-Thursday, Hall of Philosophy

The Interfaith Lecture Series is designed to present issues that impact the lived experience of everyday life from theological, religious, spiritual, ethical, and humanitarian perspectives.

Events

  • Monday, August 24, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño

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    "The World We Need – Belonging in Beloved Community" | Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño is a third-generation Methodist. She felt a call to ordained ministry as a child. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb

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    "Palestine: Hope at Times of Despair?!" | Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb is Co-Founder of Bright Stars of Bethlehem and President of Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture in Bethlehem, Palestine. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Jeremy Ben-Ami

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    "Israel-Palestine 2020: One State Remains the Problem & Two States the Solution" | Jeremy Ben-Ami is the President of J Street, bringing to the organization deep experience in American politics, a strong belief in the power of diplomacy and a passionate commitment to the state of Israel.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Dr. Robert J. Wicks

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    "Night Call: Embracing Compassion and Hope in a Troubled World" | For over thirty-five years, Dr. Robert J. Wicks has been called upon to speak calm into chaos by individuals and groups experiencing great stress, anxiety and confusion.



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform

     

  • Friday, August 28, 2020 | 02:00pm EDT

    Interfaith Friday: Dr. Satpal Singh

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    Dr. Satpal Singh is a Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Having narrowly survived an anti-Sikh pogrom in India, he focuses on bringing peace and harmony to a world torn by hate and violence perpetrated in the name of religion, race, gender, and other divisions in society. 



    Location: CHQ Assembly Video Platform