Dealing with our Darknesses
A series of challenging Inter-faith conversations designed to:
- build relationships between Christians and Muslims.
- address difficult issues.
- promote strategies for healing and reconciliation within and between our faith traditions.
Offered through the generous support of the Anglican Foundation of Canada.
Opening Lecture: Dealing with our Darknesses: Transgression, Penitence, and Transformation.
Workshop 1: Dealing with our Darknesses: Patriarchy and Gender Oppression
Sunday, October 30, 2016, Featuring Ms Pamela J. Hill, Director of Clinical Programs and Services, Addiction Services of Thames Valley, London and Dr. Juliane Hammer, Associate Professor Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Workshop 2: Dealing with our Darknesses: Militancy and the Theological Exploitation of Religion for Violence
Sunday, November 20, 2016, Featuring Dr. Mohammad Fadel, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair for the Law and Economics of Islamic Law, University of Toronto and Captain Michael Peterson, Chaplain, Canadian Forces and instructor at the Canadian Forces Chaplain School and Centre, Canadian Forces Base Borden.
Workshop 3: Strategies and Stories of Resilience and Transformation
Sunday, December 11, 2016, Featuring Dr. Tayyab Rashid, Clinical psychologist and researcher, University of Toronto – Scarborough and
Dr. David Pfrimmer, Professor of Public Ethics; Co-director, Centre for Public Ethics, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.