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October 2019 Learning Community:

Topic: Healing Religious Bias  

Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2019
Presenter: Vern Barnet 
Meeting Time: 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Meeting Location:  Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley, Education Center, Room EC19. 

Our community and the world can be healed from its religious prejudice and fragmentation by learning how to talk with others about their faith perspectives. This session includes information, theory, and practice.

Learning Community Session Objectives: 

1.​ Identify typical attitudes toward other faiths and common misconceptions about religion such as "All religions believe in God." 

2.​ Appreciate where the three families of world religions find the Scared: nature (primal faiths), personhood (Asian traditions), and the history of covenanted community (Hebraic religions). 

3. Practice interfaith conversation skills for safe, meaningful, two-way discussions. 

4. Identify basic local resources. 

8:30 AM: Light breakfast and informal networking
8:45 AM: Introduction of each Learning Community participant 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Presentation and discussion



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