Check this out! Randolf Haluza-DeLay (The King’s University, Edmonton) is doing a series of workshops for Mennonite Church Alberta pastors and others, May 15-17, 2017. For brochure with sessions and more information: Faith Studies 2017...
Religion is often accused of intolerance towards other religions and, consequently, religious diversity in a society is assumed to be a cause for crisis, instability, and even armed violence. Yet religious faith also serves as a basis of shared values and a motivator for reconciliation and mutual understanding for many believers. Using examples from post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, Julianne Funk (University of Zurich), will explore this dynamic according to her qualitative empirical research and a set of faith- based peacebuilding methods. Given current public opinion about Islam, this research is notable in......