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Silver Dove Institute

Aug 11, 2013
2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Music Bldg A200 (Recital Hall)

LEARN HOW TO CULTIVATE COMPASSION & PEACE IN A MULTICULTURAL WORLD at the Silver Dove Institute?s 21st birthday celebration

Imam Jamal Rahman, a popular speaker on Islam, Sufi spirituality and interfaith relations, and Spiritual Director Carol A. Fournier, director of Silver Dove Institute, discuss the topic of multicultural and interfaith spiritual care and cultivating interfaith communities of understanding for the Silver Dove Institute?s `Coming of Age? 21st Birthday fundraiser on Sunday, August 11, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. This exciting event sponsored by The University of Vermont: Center of Cultural Pluralism will be held in the recital hall at the Southwick Music Building (Redstone Campus) at the University of Vermont.
Imam Jamal Rahman has been featured in the New York Times, on CBS News, the BBC and various NPR programs. Co-founder and Muslim Sufi minister at Interfaith Community Church and adjunct faculty at Seattle University, he is a former host of Interfaith Talk Radio and travels nationally and internationally, presenting at retreats and workshops. He is author of Spiritual Gems of Islam: Insights and Practices from the Quran, Hadith, Rumi and Muslim Teaching Stories to Enlighten the Heart and Mind (SkyLight Paths Publishing) and co-author of Getting to the Heart of Interfaith: The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi & an Imam and Religion Gone Astray: What We Found at the Heart of Interfaith (both SkyLight Paths Publishing).

For more information, contact Silver Dove Institute at (802) 865-2600 or

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