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Programs and Presentations 2020

  • 1) An Interfaith Program in two parts on “LGBTQ People in God’s Promise: What do Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Sacred Texts Really Say About Homosexuality?” Part One: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives (January 9, 2020); Part Two: Scholarly Panel Discussion amongst the Three Presenters and questions and comments from the audience (January 16, 2020), at St. Andrew United Church of Christ, 2608 Browns Lane, Louisville. Read More
  • 2) Panel-Presentation on Proposed Kentucky legislation (SB-1 and HB-51) which will have a catastrophic impact on immigrants, especially families, and Kentucky’s economy, by experts including immigration attorneys, social justice advocates, and community leaders, at Guiding Light Islamic Center, 6500 Six Mile Lane, Louisville, on February 3, 2020. Read More
  • 3) Panel-Presentation on Proposed Kentucky legislation (SB-1 and HB-51) which will have a catastrophic impact on immigrants, especially families, and Kentucky’s economy, by experts including immigration attorneys, social justice advocates, and community leaders, at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, on February 10, 2020. Read More
  • 4) Panel-Presentation on Proposed Kentucky legislation (SB-1 and HB-51) which will have a catastrophic impact on immigrants, especially families, and Kentucky’s economy, by experts including immigration attorneys, social justice advocates, and community leaders, at Douglass Boulevard Christian Church, 2005 Douglass Boulevard, Louisville, on February 25, 2020. Read More
  • 5) Panel-Presentation on Proposed Kentucky legislation (SB-1 and HB-51) which will have a catastrophic impact on immigrants, especially families, and Kentucky’s economy, by experts including immigration attorneys, social justice advocates, and community leaders, at Highland Baptist Church, 1101 Cherokee Road, Louisville, on March 10, 2020. Read More
  • 6) VERITAS : 6-week course on “Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Confrontations with Modernity,” with presentations on (i) “Triumphs and Challenges in the Lives of Jewish Women Today,” (March 2); (ii) “A Wrinkle in the Fabric: Women in Christian Traditions,” (March 9); (iii) (via zoom) “Modern Muslim Women in the West: Conflict Within and Without,” (August 3); (iv) (via zoom) “Judaism Explores the LGBT+ Experience,” (August 17, 2020); (v) (via zoom) “Homosexuality: Normative Islamic Perspective” (August 24, 2020) ; and (vi) (via zoom) “The Specter of Sodom in the Contemporary Culture Wars,” (August 31, 2020). Read More
  • 7) Participation (via zoom) in a Chavurah Group discussion on “Islam and Judaism” at Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowes Road #1531, Louisville, on May 16, 2020. Read More
  • 8) INTERFAITH STUDY GROUP (via zoom) meeting of members of The Salaam Network and All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, and Invited Guests on September 30, 2020. (Discussion on “Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time” by Karen Armstrong).
  • 9) INTERFAITH STUDY GROUP (via zoom) meeting of members of The Salaam Network and All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, and Invited Guests on October 7, 2020. (Discussion on “Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time” by Karen Armstrong).
  • 10) INTERFAITH STUDY GROUP (via zoom) meeting of members of The Salaam Network and All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, and Invited Guests on October 14, 2020. (Discussion on “Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time” by Karen Armstrong).
  • 11) INTERFAITH STUDY GROUP (via zoom) meeting of members of The Salaam Network and All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, and Invited Guests on October 21, 2020. (Discussion on “Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time” by Karen Armstrong).
  • 12) Keynote Presentation on “On Peace and Education: A Normative Islamic Perspective and Contemporary Considerations,” at a Virtual Conference on “Peace Education and World Religions,” hosted by the Department of Islamic Theological Studies, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, October 22, 2020. Read More
  • 13) Fall Open Fall Open Campus Course (Three Classes) (by zoom) on “Continuing the Conversation – Add Islam to UU Sources of Inspiration,” at All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville: Class One on October 28, 2020, Class Two on November 4, 2020, and Class Three on November 11, 2020. Read More
  • 14) INTERFAITH STUDY GROUP (via zoom) meeting of members of The Salaam Network and All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, and Invited Guests on November 12, 2020. (Discussion on “Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters” by Omid Safi).
  • 15) A Four-Part Program (by zoom) on “Social Justice – A Jewish, Christian and Islamic Perspective,” at St. Andrew Church of Christ, 2608 Browns Lane, Louisville: Part One: “Social Justice: A Jewish Perspective” on November 2, 2020; Part Two: “Social Justice: A Christian Perspective,” on November 9, 2020; Part Three: “Social Justice: An Islamic Perspective,” on November 16, 2020. Part Four: Open Session: Presentations by Community Social Justice Advocates, and General Discussion on November 23, 2020. Read More
  • 16) INTERFAITH STUDY GROUP (via zoom) meeting of members of The Salaam Network and All Peoples Unitarian Universalist Congregation, and Invited Guests on December 9, 2020. (Discussion on “Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters” by Omid Safi).

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