Friday, February 15, 2013

Pilgrimage of Compassion: April 2&9 : Compassionate Hospitality

Tuesday,  April 2&9 6:30-8:30 pm, COMPASSIONATE HOSPITALITYa taste of Asian traditions at the SoL Center, University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell. $35 includes supper. Registration required: call 210-732-9927 by March 26. Whether we consider the Hindu tradition of “Namaste,” respecting the divine in the other; compassionate Buddhism with its emphasis on service; the outpouring of Sikh generosity in meals shared with all, or Christian origins from Jesus, a west Asian filled with the hospitality of that continent, much can be learned sitting at round tables, listening and sharing a meal with each other.

About the Instructors: Dr. Lopita Nath of the Hindu tradition is Assistant Professor of History at the University of the Incarnate Word. She is known for both research about refugees and leading service projects to assist them. Dr. Neeta Singh of the Sikh tradition is Associate Professor and the Chair of the Nutrition Program at UIW. She has done work developing nutrition programs in impoverished areas such as Tanzania. Sister Martha Ann Kirk, UIW Professor of Religious Studies, has been enriched by interfaith experiences in India, China, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, as well as parts of the Middle East. 

This is part of the peaceCENTER's Pilgrimage of Compassion

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