The Network of Spiritual Progressives Australia invites you to join the third session of Who is my G-D, an interfaith iteration on the topic of Hospitality to Truth. This will be held on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 at 21:00 (AEDT) and 20:00 Brisbane time.
18.00PM (Singapore) / 05.00AM (Boston); 21.00PM (Victoria, Australia); 20.00PM (Queensland, Australia)
Featuring: “Hospitality from the Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Hindu Perspectives”
Professor Catherine Cornille
Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture
and Professor of Comparative Theology, Boston College, USA
Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black
Leo Baeck Centre, Victoria, Australia
Dr. Adis Duderija
Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Dr. Kathirasan K.
Centre for Interfaith Understanding, Singapore
BIODATA OF SPEAKERS:
Prof. Catherine Cornille is Professor of Comparative Theology at Boston College, where she holds the Newton College Alumnae Chair of Western Culture. Her areas of research focus on Theology of Religions, Comparative Theology, Interreligious Dialogue, and Religious Hybridity. She is the author of The Im-Possibility of Interreligious Dialogue (2008) and Meaning and Method in Comparative Theology (2020). Her edited volumes include Many Mansions? Multiple Religious Belonging and Christian Identity (2002), Interreligious Hermeneutics (2010), Women and Interreligious Dialogue (2013), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Interreligious Dialogue (2013) and Atonement and Comparative Theology (2021). She is founding and managing editor of the book series “Christian Commentaries on non-Christian Sacred Texts.”
Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black is Jonathan is Rabbi at the Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism in East Kew, Victoria. He is also a founder member of GreenFaith Australia and JECO, the Jewish Ecological Coalition, which has now morphed into the Jewish Climate Network. Jonathan was frequently a valued spokesperson for ARRCC, the Australian Response to Climate Change. He served on the ARRCC committee for seven years.
Dr. Adis Duderija is a Lecturer and researches at Griffith University, Australia, on issues pertaining to contemporary Islam with specific reference to scriptural hermeneutics, Islamic fundamentalism, gender, and interfaith dialogue. He is also an activist-minded scholar and is one of the leading theoreticians of the academic theory of progressive Islam and Islam-West relations. His publications include The Sunna and Its Status in Islamic Law (2015); The Imperatives of Progressive Islam (2017); and Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates (co-written, 2020).
Dr. Kathirasan K. is a founding Board member of the Centre for Interfaith Understanding (CIFU), Singapore. He has been engaged in both interfaith work and in working towards the spiritual upliftment of the Hindu community for more than twenty years. He is traditionally trained in the Hindu school of Advaita Vedanta and received his PhD in Yoga Philosophy and Meditation from the Hindu University of America in 2021.
Zoom: Live on https://www.facebook.com/cifu.sg