Intersection
Can Tzedakah, Tithing, and Zakat Save the World?
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
at Martin University, Gatheratorium
2171 Avondale Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46218

Habitat for Humanity House
Category:
Humanities, Religion
Event Format:
Discussion, Display, Film/Video, Panel, Q & A Session, Reception
Audience:
Adult of all ages, Seniors, Young adults (18-40), Youth (middle/high school)
Presenter(s):
Elizabeth Brown, Fr. Boniface Hardin, Dean Illingworth, Imam Mikal Saahir, Rabbi Lew Weiss

Event Description:

This interactive discussion, moderated by Martin University President Fr. Boniface Hardin, explores the Abrahamic tradition of Living Generously with Rabbi Lew Weiss, chaplain, Clarian Hospitals; Elizabeth Brown, president, Bridging the Gap; and Imam Michael Saahir, Nur-Allah Islamic Center. Participants will explore how Judaism, Christianity, and Islam address society’s chronic issues of poverty, disease, war, and environmental destruction. Discuss how these traditions can work together to create a better world, learn about upcoming community events, and hear from Habitat for Humanity Director Dean Illingworth about the House of Abraham project. Admission is free. Presented by Bridging the Gap, Habitat for Humanity, International Interfaith Initiative, and Martin University.

 

Questions? Call 317-466-0114 or e-mail cwiles@peacelearningcenter.org.