EDUCATION AND LEARNING

Interfaith Love Symposium

Posted March 07, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.

Saturday, March 8, 2014 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: College of the Atlantic, Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine

For more information: Nick Jenei; 207-801-5672; news.coa.edu/2014/03/03/interfaith-love-symposium/

Join College of the Atlantic’s Student Life on Saturday, March 8 for “Tell Me the Story of Love From Your Tradition,” an evening panel followed by discussion on the fundamental force that is love. The panelists include Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, Micmac, and Sikh perspectives. The purpose of this event is to foster reflection, demonstrate inter-connectivity, and actively inspire both audience and participants to act through and with love.

Panelists include:

Hugh Curran, Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Maine Orono

John Dennis, Cultural/Community Development Director of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs

Bishop Susan W. Hassinger, Retired Bishop of the United Methodist Church

Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, Crawford Family Professor at Colby College

The event is free and open to the public and starts at 7 pm in the Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center.

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