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Engaging with People of Different Faiths – Full Day Seminar

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Engaging with People of Different Faiths – Full Day Seminar

| Events, News | May 28, 2014

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  • Date : 6 July 11.00-12.30pm Introductory session (free admission)               & 12 July 9.00-5.00pm (seminar fee applies)
  • Fee : RM100 registration fee, inclusive of refreshments and lunch (reduced fee for PJEFC members) – To register please contact AsiaCMS office – +603-7931 9849
  • Closing Date : 6th July
  • Venue : Petaling Jaya Evangelical Free Church, PJEFC (3, Jalan 13/6, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia)

We live in a nation where Asia’s major religions thrive. But do we really know what the followers believe in? If we do not, how can we have meaningful and genuine encounters with them?

This course gives an introduction to Asia’s major religions (Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism) and examines the elements vital to genuine encounters with followers of different belief systems and worldviews. Videos, case studies and group discussions will be used to enhance learning and understanding of Asian Religions.

About the Speakers

Dr Kang San Tan is the Executive Director of AsiaCMS, formerly Head of Mission Studies at Redcliffe College, UK, with doctoral works in Islam and Buddhism.

Lee Loun Ling, Training Director of AsiaCMS and former lecturer and director Asian Studies at Redcliffe College, UK.

Dr Isabel Moyra Dale has considerable lecturing and research experience in Australia and has mentored missionaries in training with particular focus on cultural understanding and Islam.

 

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