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Mustafa Akyol

Saint John’s Cathedral presents an evening with Mustafa Akyol

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Interfaith Vegetarian Potluck Dinner and Dialogue

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 6:00-8:30 pm at Saint John’s Cathedral

1350 Washington Street, Denver, CO 80203

Please join us for a vegitarian potluck dinner and dialogue. At 6:15 we will have brief remarks from a Rabbi, Pastor and an Imam. Dinner will begin at 6:30 followed by the dialogue. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share.

Please hold the following date for our final dialogue:

Tuesday evening, May 23rd 7:00-8:30 pm

At these dialogue events we will:

  • Encourage an atmosphere of mutual trust and open sharing.
  • Foster mutually beneficial and inspiring relationships.
  • Create a foundation for further collaboration and interaction.

Free attendance – All are welcome

Please RSVP to info@abrahamicinitiative.com


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Religion and Human Rights After the 2016 Election

Samuel Moyn is Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law and Professor of History at Harvard University. He received a doctorate in modern European history from the University of California- Berkeley in 2000 and a law degree from Harvard University in 2001. He has written several books on European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (Harvard University Press, 2010), and edited a number of others. His new book, based on the Mellon Distinguished Lectures at the University of Pennsylvania, is Christian Human Rights (2015).

Public Panel with Professor Samuel Moyn Greg Johnson (Religious Studies, CU) • Susan Kent (History, CU) • Carl Raschke (Religious Studies, DU) • Joshua Wilson (Political Science, DU)

Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm

Eaton Humanities, Room 250 (second floor) CU Boulder campus 1610 Pleasant Street, Boulder, CO

Please RSVP to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu.

What will the future of human rights look like after the 2016 election? How have religious traditions shaped our thinking about human dignity and democracy in the past, and how might the relationship between religion and human rights change in a time marked by developments such as populist movements, Brexit, and the election of Donald Trump? Our guest scholar, Professor Samuel Moyn, will join an interdisciplinary panel of CU and DU faculty to explore these questions, reflecting on the fraught history—and uncertain future— of religion and human rights.

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Communities in Conversation, Co-Sponsored by the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado









Join us on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Masjid Abu Bakr (The Colorado Muslim Society) 2071 South Parker Road Denver, CO 80231

Out of respect for our host, please dress modestly and plan to remove your shoes upon entering. Head-scarves are optional for women. Please no smoking on the property.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm for Table Assignment

Please hold these dates for future monthly dialogues: Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pm April 25thand May 23rd

At these dialogue events we will:

  • Encourage an atmosphere of mutual trust and open sharing.
  • Foster mutually beneficial and inspiring relationships.
  • Create a foundation for further collaboration and interaction.

Free attendance – All are welcome

Please RSVP to info@abrahamicinitiative.com


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Brave Coalition being n Screening with Michael Hancock

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Isabella Bird Community School 2701 Lima Street Denver, CO 80238

The ñ Experience, is an engaging 90-minute presentation that combines a screening of the documentary “being ñ” infused with directors cut-style commentary from the film’s star and co-director Denise Soler Cox, offering viewers a unique perspective on the film and an unforgettable live experience.

In 90 minutes, Denise leads the audience on a powerful journey of cultural self-discovery and personal reflection. The result is a heartfelt, humorous and interactive experience that offers audiences a refreshing perspective on how to talk about culture and the feelings we all share around acceptance.

Post-screening we will host a dynamic discussion with Mayor Michael Hancock on the film and themes of culture, acceptance, bias, and privilege.

For more information and to register for this free event click here.

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