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Unleashing the Power of Interreligious Cooperation

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Please join us for an evening of interfaith reflection and discussion with STEVEN NIGHTINGALE reading from his new book

Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God

www.stevennightingale.net

Followed by a conversation with
Ameena Jandali, Content Director, Islamic Networks Group
Rabbi Allen Bennett, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Israel in Alameda
The Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, President, The Regeneration Project

The brief reading will focus on the legendary convivencia—the “living together” of Moslem, Christian, and Jewish communities in Medieval Spain. It was an era of extraordinary accomplishment in science, mathematics, art, and governance. It is a brilliant historical example of the power and intelligence of interfaith alliance.

The panel will discuss the ways in which just such work is carried out today, and how it might be deepened, extended, and enriched, so as to build a foundation of hope for a peaceful future.

The Interfaith Chapel in the Presidio
130 Fisher Loop, San Francisco, CA 94129

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Doors open at 7:00pm / Event begins at 7:30pm

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
Interfaith Center at the Presidio
San Francisco Interfaith Council
Interfaith Power & Light
United Religions Initiative

FREE ADMISSION Wine and light snacks available
SEATING IS LIMITED
Please RSVP to Sarah Berg

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Weddings and special events at the Presidio Chapel are now managed by the Presidio Trust. Renovation of the historic chapel is now complete. To schedule a visit, please contact the Presidio Trust at (415) 561-5444 or events@presidiotrust.gov.

 

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ICP Videos:

Interfaith Prayer Service for Inauguration of SF Mayor Lee

On January 7, 2012, ICP and the San Francisco Interfaith Council hosted an Interfaith Prayer Service for San Francisco Mayor Lee on the Eve of his Inauguration at the Presidio Chapel. Here are some excerpts from the service.

Watch the video.

 

Money & Soul: Lynne Twist with Charles Gibbs

Lynn Twist and Charles GibbsLynne Twist's extensive work as a worldwide fundraiser offers unique perspectives on the purpose of money and its use in the community. When infused with expressions of our heart and soul, our money and its use can become a truly meaningful part of our lives and communities. Lynne & Charles discuss the intersection of money and spirit as a rich and fertile place, suggesting new ways for giving and receiving money in the social-profit arena.

Watch the video.

 

Ambassador Swanee Hunt with Belva Davis

Swanee HuntSwanee Hunt, former U.S. Ambassador to Austria and Author of Worlds Apart: Bosnian Lessons for Global Security was joined in conversation with Belva Davis, Host of KQED's This Week in Northern California in the Presidio Chapel on July 6, 2011.

Watch the video.

 

Abrahamic Showcase: Building a Common Future

Libby TraubmanLen and Libby Traubman’s peacebuilding work began small, in living Len Traubmanrooms. It has gone global, addresses all ages, and focuses on teaching the rights, responsibilities, and skills of dialogue that makes adifference in our lives. Natural networkers, they stay busy creating new resources and noticing the best resources others produce. In Building a Common Future, Len and Libby talk about their work and what it takes to become engaged peacemakers.

Watch the interview with Len and Libby Traubman.

 

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Michael KrasnyAn evening with Michael Krasny

Dr. Krasny, host of KQED's Forum and professor at San Francisco State University, spoke with the Rev. Canon Gibbs of the United Religions Initiative about his new book Spiritual Envy and his search for a God he can believe in.

See video of the evening. . .

 

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