Friday, November 11, 2011

Casagrande Interfaith Conversation

This year's Casagrande Interfaith Institute for Interfaith Conversation took place Oct. 28-30. The theme was Prayer in the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim traditions. Rev. Robley Whitson spoke about "Prayer in the 21st Century," Rev. Dr. Shelley Best spoke about Christian Pentecostal Prayer, Rabbi Michal Woll spoke about the prayer in the Jewish tradition, and Refai Arefin spoke about Islam and prayer. Author Jon Sweeney gave an evening presentation on "Praying With Our Hands."

The hope of this year's institute was to foster an appreciation of the desire for God as expressed through prayer in the Abrahamic traditions. 

The institute and the historic October snowstorm made simultaneous appearances!