Center for the Study of Religious Freedom at Virginia Wesleyan

by | Oct 5, 2012 | What’s Happening

The 2012–2013 Nexus Interfaith Dialogue Series Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 pm
The annual series will explore the relationship between religion and art by looking at five modes of artistic expression from the perspective of two different religious traditions. The series begins with poetry. Panelists Rabbi Michael Panitz and Imam Vernon Fareed will discuss the influence of early Arabic poetic traditions on Islamic scripture and Hebrew poetry. Go to www. or call 455-3200 for more details.

Religion and presidential campaign Thursday, Oct. 25, 12 pm
“The Role of Religion in the 2012 Presidential Campaign” is the focus of a Center program to be held in the Pearce Hospitality Suite. The program will be lead by Dr. Eric Mazur, Gloria and David Furman Professor of Judaic Studies at Virginia Wesleyan, and will feature VWC students in Professor Mazur’s course on Religion and American Politics. Call 455-3200 for details.