Three United Religions Initiative Cooperation Circles will gather at the end of April for an evening evening of interfaith reflection and discussion with author Steven Nightingale.
The Interfaith Center at the Presidio will host the event, co-sponsored by the San Francisco Interfaith Council, Interfaith Power & Light, and United Religions Initiative.
Author Steven Nightingale has written on the legendary convivencia—the “living together” of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities in Medieval Spain. It is a brilliant historical example of the power and intelligence of interfaith alliance. An interfaith panel including Ameena Jandali, Content Director, Islamic Networks Group; Rabbi Allen Bennett, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Israel in Alameda; and The Rev. Canon Sally Bingham of Interfaith Power & Light will discuss the ways in which just such work is carried out today, and how it might be deepened and extended.
Below if the official invitation:
Please Join Us for an Evening of
Interfaith Reflection and Discussion with
reading from his new book
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Doors open at 7:00 pm (wine and light snacks will be served)
Event begins at 7:30 pm – Free admission
The Interfaith Chapel in the Presidio
130 Fisher Loop
San Francisco, CA 94129
Followed by a Conversation with
Rabbi Allen Bennett, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Israel Alameda
The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, President,
The Regeneration Project
Ameena Jandali, Content Director, Islamic Networks Group
The brief reading will focus on the legendary convivencia – the “living together” of Christian, Jewish and Muslim 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.
Seating is limited
Please RSVP to Sarah Berg at
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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors
Interfaith Center at the Presidio
Interfaith Power & Light
San Francisco Interfaith Council
United Religions Initiative
PDF flyer: “Granada” Reading 4-29-2015