Diana Eck, Paul Raushenbush to Present at State of Formation Workshop

State of Formation Workshop: Writing for the Online Public Sphere

November 24, 2013 | 2-5PM | Room: Hyatt Regency- Columbia

300 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21202 

Held in conjunction with the annual meeting for the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature, State of Formation is pleased to announce it will host a workshop for current and emerging religious and ethical leaders. State of Formation is a project of CIRCLE at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College, is an online forum for emerging religious and ethical leaders.

The workshop will feature Dr. Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University and the Director of The Pluralism Project, and Rev. Paul Raushenbush, Senior Religion Editor for the Huffington Post. Also featured are Rabbi Or Rose, Dr. Jennifer Peace, and top Contributing Scholars from State of Formation. Helping lead the workshop are Stepanie Varnon-Hughes (Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal for Inter-Religious Dialogue) and Benjamin Barer (Editor at Large) and Honna Eichler (Managing Director) of State of Formation.

If you are committed to interreligious understanding and to making your voice heard in a virtual public square with over 150,000 annual readers, join us for this interactive workshop. Both current and prospective Contributing Scholars are welcome to attend. At the workshop, you can engage in conversation with contributors of State of Formation, current featured bloggers and a panel of professionals who are providing quality content about religion in the online environment. For additional information regarding this workshop contact Dr. Jennifer Peace jpeace@ants.edu, Honna Eichler honna@irdialogue.org, or Benjamin Barer at ben@irdialogue.org.

Related panels and events:
Transforming Campus Culture through Interreligious Learning and Action
Saturday November 23rd 4:00 PM-6:30 PM
Room: Hilton Baltimore-Key 9
Diana L. Eck, Harvard University, Presiding
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group Reception
Saturday, November 23rd from 7-8:30pm
Room: Royal Sonesta-Hamptons
This reception will honor of the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group, hosted by the Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies (ICJS), co-sponsored by The Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE) at Andover Newton and Hebrew College as well as The Pluralism Project at Harvard University.
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group
Theme: Religious Self / Religious Other
Sunday, November 24th 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hilton Baltimore-Ruth
John Makransky, Boston College, Presiding
Study of Islam Section, Study of Judaism Section, Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group, and Scriptural Reasoning Group Theme: Election and Supersessionism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Monday, November 25th 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Room: Convention Center-336
Rachel Mikva, Chicago Theological Seminary, Presiding
Engaging Interfaith: Maps and Models
Monday, November 25th 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Convention Center-333
Jennifer Peace, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Presiding
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