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Religious Life Council hosts interfaith conference 22 February , 2011

The Religious Life Council hosted Coming Together 5, an annual interfaith conference, this weekend. The summit, which aimed to promote the importance of inter-religious engagement and understanding, attracted college students from 37 campuses around the country, including students from Stanford, Yale, the University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The conference provided students with the opportunity to discuss programs that encourage unity and peace.

“By the end of the conference people had developed friendships and felt a sense of common purpose that transcended their own college but was part of a national effort of bridging religious divides,” Paul Raushenbush, associate dean of religious life, said in an e-mail. “Participants left more equipped with the theoretical underpinnings and practical and programmatic ideas of inter-religious engagement.” READ MORE

 

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