On May 9, we welcomed two members of Edmonton’s Oromo community who discussed Oromo history and culture, as well as current protests against human rights abuses in Ethiopia. Below is a video of their presentation, as well as a short documentary that was shown.
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Dr. Gita Das, one of our board members, did an excellent Lunch and Learn presentation on April 11 about the history of different religions in India, with a focus on Hinduism, particularly Hindu devotion. Below is a video of the talk.
Here are videos from our event on March 21 at City Hall for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:
We have been filming our Lunch and Learns for people who cannot make it, or who would like to view the presentations again. The complete list of available videos is here.
Please join us on Monday April 11 here at noon, our speaker is Gita Das, psychologist, writer and scholar of religions. She will be speaking about devotional traditions in India: for thousands of years all the major world religions existed in India, and Hindu devotional practices have been influenced by the mystics and gurus of… Read more »
MYTH, METAPHOR, AND THE LIMITS OF LANGUAGE Rev. David J. Fekete, Ph.D. S. Eliot The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock It is impossible to say just what I mean! Four Quartets East Coker II. the intolerable wrestle With words and meanings. The poetry does not matter. V. So here I am, in the middle… Read more »
The annual celebration of The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has a beautiful display featuring Latvian religious items in City Hall this month.
On Sunday, January 31 at 2 p.m. the Interfaith Centre will be holding our annual “Building Bridges Among Faith Traditions” multifaith concert at the Royal Alberta Museum, 12845 – 102 Avenue. This 20th anniversary event includes: UCE’s Chorealis; The Braille Tones; Akolada and Typica Ukrainian Choirs; Darla Daniels, Metis Fiddler, Gordon Ritchie; U of A… Read more »
Roxanne Maguire, director of Elizabeth House will be speaking, perhaps with one of the women who lives there; Elizabeth House is a program of E4C, the building itself was a priory for Anglican women workers a couple of decades ago. No Room at the Inn chose them for last December’s appeal to churches, to help them… Read more »
EICEA board member Dr. Randolph Haluza-DeLay, along with student Ashley Fischer, released a report on faith, science and climate change on December 2 at our 20th Anniversary Open House. A video of their presentation is below. As well, you can download the report and executive summary: When the Sacred Canopy Burns: Edmontonians talk about Faith,… Read more »