Walking a Common Path: Bridging Religious Difference in the Labyrinth

In Announcements, by , on September 19th, 2019


All are invited to the first in a series of panel discussions exploring religious diversity titled “Walking a Common Path: Bridging Religious Difference in the Labyrinth.” Differences and similarities between religious practices in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam will be explored by Dr. Theodore Steinberg, Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus from SUNY Fredonia, Ms. Kristina Daloia, Director of Campus Ministry at NU, and Dr. Mustafa Gökçek, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at NU. Following the presentations, NU Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership Mitchell Alegre, a Certified Labyrinth Facilitator, will guide a labyrinth walk for participants to reflect upon and embody lessons learned from the panelists. The program is part of the Vincentian Week celebration and takes place Wednesday, September 25, 12:15-1:50 p.m., in the Multipurpose Room, Lower Level Gallagher Center. One of a series of interactive panel presentations on diversity that explores the differences and similarities between Christianity, Judaism, and Islam in three areas: practice, prayer, and pilgrimage. This presentation will focus on practice. The program is supported by the NU Diversity Committee and co-sponsored by the NU Center for the Study and Practice of Religion.