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West Michigan Academic Consortium Conference

Understanding Jesus Means Understanding Judaism

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

11am                                Registration

11:30am - 12:30pm           Lunch Optional $10 Lunch

1:00pm - 2:30pm              Afternoon Lecture - The Parables of Jesus

2:45pm-3:45pm                Breakout Sessions

4:00pm - 5:00pm              Panel Discussion

5:00pm - 6:30pm              Dinner Optional $20 Dinner

6:30pm - 7:00pm              Coffee & Mini-Dessert Buffet

7:00pm - 8:30pm              Evening Lecture - Jesus in his Jewish Context

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

8:00am - 9:30am              Morning Workshop for Clergy, Religious Educators, Leaders, and Students

Misunderstanding Judaism Means Misunderstanding Jesus: The Imperatives for Understanding Judaism to Properly Preach and Teach About Jesus

$10 Registration includes continental breakfast

 

Calvin College, Prince Conference Center

1800 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546

 

This event is free and open to the public.  RSVP here.

See flyer for more details.  

For registration, information or questions, email interfaith@gvsu.edu

 

Amy-Jill Levine


Events

Calvin College Center Art Gallery

Calvin College Center Art Gallery

September 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Verti Call: An Installation by Joyce Yu-Jean Lee Pathways to the Divine: Prayer Rugs of the Middle East

Nathan Schneider on spirituality, social justice

Nathan Schneider on spirituality, social justice

September 30, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Nathan Schneider will be speaking on spirituality and social justice on Friday, Sept. 30th from 9:30am-11:30am at the Dominican Center at Marywood (2025 Fulton Street East). To listen to the On...

Calvin College Center Art Gallery

Calvin College Center Art Gallery

October 1, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Verti Call: An Installation by Joyce Yu-Jean Lee Pathways to the Divine: Prayer Rugs of the Middle East

hindu temple

West Michigan Hindu Temple Tours

October 1, 2016 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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News

Islamophobia and Hate Crimes

Islamophobia and Hate Crimes

September 26, 2016

Mariano Avila's recent piece on Islamophobia & Hate Crimes.

Interfaith speakers discuss finding solutions for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Interfaith speakers discuss finding solutions for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

September 11, 2016

In order to demonstrate common ground, the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies and Kaufman Interfaith Inst. examined the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict at the Loosemore Auditorium on Grand Valley State University's Pew Campus Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Katie Gordon

Check out this week's Interfaith Insight - Solidarity with Muslims is essential amid increasing Islamophobia by Katie Gordon

Read previous Interfaith Insights from 2014/2015 and 2016

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Can We Find Common Ground Between Israel and Palestine

On September 8th, the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies and the Kaufman Interfaith Institute proudly partnered to host a respectful dialogue entitled, "Can We Find Common Ground Between Israel and Palestine." This event, centering on one of the most challenging questions facing our global community, welcomed Abdullah Antepli, Imam and Chief Representative of Muslim Affairs at Duke University, and Orthodox Rabbi Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute, to offer a conversation between two world-renowned interfaith leaders.

For more information about the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, visit hauensteincenter.org.