In keeping with Shababeek’s mission to facilitate deeper understanding between cultures, this year we will host Dr. Amer Al-Hafi for an interfaith harmony lecture on shared human values, followed by a group discussion on February 28, from 12:15-1:15 pm (Shababeek Center, Room 50).

Dr Amer al Hafi speaking on shared human values for UN World Interfaith Harmony week

In an initiative championed by Jordan, the United Nations proclaimed the first week of February to be “World Interfaith Harmony Week.” During the month of February there are now over one thousand interfaith harmony events held each year globally.

There can be no peace among nations without peace among religions. Hans Küng

Bio: Dr. Al-Hafi is the professor of comparative religions at Al al-Bayt University and the academic advisor to the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, a Jordanian non-profit under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal.

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Feb 28, 12:15-1:15 pm