Methodist University Interfaith Initiative

Methodist University's Interfaith Council is joint effort of MU faculty, students, and campus ministry. Our goal is to expand religious awareness.

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The Extraordinary Autobiography of an Enslaved Muslim Man Is Now Online 02/14/2021

The Extraordinary Autobiography of an Enslaved Muslim Man Is Now Online

Especially of interest to those who have visited masjid Omar ibn Said in Fayetteville

The Extraordinary Autobiography of an Enslaved Muslim Man Is Now Online The Library of Congress has digitized the works of Omar ibn Said in both Arabic and English.

08/25/2020
Indian philosophy helps us see clearly, act wisely in an interconnected world 06/11/2020

Indian philosophy helps us see clearly, act wisely in an interconnected world

Indian philosophy helps us see clearly, act wisely in an interconnected world As the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the risks of an interconnected world, Indian thinkers offer timely insights on how to understand our global community and act more wisely.

How to Live a Good Life, 5: Confucianism & Daoism 05/27/2020

How to Live a Good Life, 5: Confucianism & Daoism

How to Live a Good Life, 5: Confucianism & Daoism Sat, Jun 6, 2020, 5:00 PM: Join us for the fifth (and last!) of a series of dialogues focused on the recently published "How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy of Life,"

Photos from Methodist University Interfaith Initiative's post 05/08/2020

Love to all sentient beings!

Vesak, also known as Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday traditionally observed by Buddhists and some Hindus in South and Southeast Asia as well as Tibet and Mongolia. The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha in Theravada and Tibetan Buddhism.

[04/24/20]   RAMZAN MUBARAK!

HAF Webinar: Coping with COVID, A dialogue with Deepak Chopra™ MD 04/24/2020

HAF Webinar: Coping with COVID, A dialogue with Deepak Chopra™ MD

https://www.hinduamerican.org/events/covid-webinar-deepak-chopra?fbclid=IwAR1aWT4VLmpLnuzdWoAH3vTqjFgd-Xc08wo--3Uhj_w9ypHtzjoHtIDL7yQ

HAF Webinar: Coping with COVID, A dialogue with Deepak Chopra™ MD Join us for an engaging and informative dialogue between Eddie Stern and Dr. Chopra on the impact stress and anxiety have on our wellbeing and how we can reset ourselves with basic self-care techniques.

Misunderstanding Hindu Dharma: Webinar by Dr Jeffery Long 04/20/2020

Misunderstanding Hindu Dharma: Webinar by Dr Jeffery Long

Misunderstanding Hindu Dharma: Webinar by Dr Jeffery Long #Misunderstanding #Hindu #Dharma

Bill would lift yoga ban in schools, but don't say namaste 03/08/2020

Bill would lift yoga ban in schools, but don't say namaste

Bill would lift yoga ban in schools, but don't say namaste MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers might lift a decades-old ban on yoga in public schools, but the bill would keep the greeting “namaste” on the forbidden list. The bill by Rep....

03/05/2020

Join us on the first Tuesday after Spring Break!

02/25/2020

It was a pleasure to hear from Dr. Susan Bauer-Wu this morning on how to Four Noble Truths of Buddhism can relate to insights on suffering and healing in the medical world.

Bauer-Wu is the president of the Mind & Life Institute, founded by Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama; Francisco Varela, a scientist and philosopher; and Adam Engle, a lawyer and entrepreneur. #EventsAtMU #WeAreMU #MethodistUniversity

02/13/2020
Stunning defeat for Modi's party in New Delhi elections 02/12/2020

Stunning defeat for Modi's party in New Delhi elections

Stunning defeat for Modi's party in New Delhi elections Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was given a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on his policies, including a new national citizenship law that excludes Muslims. Modi and Home Minister Amit Sha...

Judaism: An Introduction 01/15/2020

Judaism: An Introduction

Judaism: An Introduction Rabbi Dr Bradley Shavit Artson holds the Abner and Roslyn Goldstine Dean's Chair of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and is Vice President of American Jewish University in Los...

Guy dressed up as Yama (God of death), stopping all the bikers who were not wearing helmets and giving them one for free. 12/11/2019

Guy dressed up as Yama (God of death), stopping all the bikers who were not wearing helmets and giving them one for free.

Guy dressed up as Yama (Hindu God of death), stopping all the bikers who were not wearing helmets and giving them one for free. - https://v.redd.it/9ajrlzc5gz341

Guy dressed up as Yama (God of death), stopping all the bikers who were not wearing helmets and giving them one for free. Posted in r/HumansBeingBros by u/OnlysliMs • 35,468 points and 473 comments

550 years after his birth, a reflection on the life of Guru Nanak - Religion News Service 11/15/2019

550 years after his birth, a reflection on the life of Guru Nanak - Religion News Service

550 years after his birth, a reflection on the life of Guru Nanak - Religion News Service (RNS) — This November, Sikhs around the world are celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of their founder-prophet, Guru Nanak.

Photos from Methodist University Interfaith Initiative's post 10/30/2019

Happy Diwali 2019!

10/29/2019

Celebrate Dia de los Mu***os on Friday.

Perspective | More than 1 billion people celebrate on Diwali. What does it mean to them? 10/27/2019

Perspective | More than 1 billion people celebrate on Diwali. What does it mean to them?

Perspective | More than 1 billion people celebrate on Diwali. What does it mean to them? The Hindu version has come to symbolize the religious observance, but the occasion can have very different interpretations among various communities.

Boston cathedral's call to be a 'house of prayer' extends to Muslims' Friday prayers - Episcopal News Service 10/26/2019

Boston cathedral's call to be a 'house of prayer' extends to Muslims' Friday prayers - Episcopal News Service

Boston cathedral's call to be a 'house of prayer' extends to Muslims' Friday prayers - Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service – Boston] Ayman Bassyouni arrives early at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul around noon each Friday to lay 15 rows of silk prayer rugs end to …

10/25/2019

Please join us on this upcoming Tuesday for Diwali celebration and learn more about it.
Have a great weekend.

Please join us on this upcoming Tuesday for Diwali celebration and learn more about it.
Have a great weekend.

10/22/2019

Interested in learning more about other religions? Head to the Matthews Ministry Center Seminar Room on Thursday at 6 p.m. to unpack Judaism with Methodist University Religious Life!

#Judaism #ReligiousLife

Photos from Methodist University Interfaith Initiative's post 10/02/2019

Everyone enjoyed “Unpacking Islam” and looking forward to upcoming one. Stay tuned.

09/30/2019

Come join us

Come join us

Trump administration says joint UNC, Duke program portrays Islam too positively 09/19/2019

Trump administration says joint UNC, Duke program portrays Islam too positively

Trump administration says joint UNC, Duke program portrays Islam too positively The Trump administration is pressuring the University of North Carolina and Duke University to revise their joint Middle East studies program or risk federal funding.

Photos from Methodist University Interfaith Initiative's post 08/22/2019

Eid Mubarak! (like 2 weeks late, but whatevs)

Soviet power gone, Baltic countries' historic pagan past re-emerges - Religion News Service 08/21/2019

Soviet power gone, Baltic countries' historic pagan past re-emerges - Religion News Service

Soviet power gone, Baltic countries' historic pagan past re-emerges - Religion News Service SAMMA, Estonia (RNS) — The Maausk community, along with Estonia’s other prominent neopagans, the Taaraists, tripled in size from 2001 to 2011, the latest figures available from the national census.

08/19/2019

First Event of Fall Semester 2019 is coming on August 22, Thursday. Come by and learn about Eid celebration and enjoy the henna activity. We hope to see you all.

Thank You

First Event of Fall Semester 2019 is coming on August 22, Thursday. Come by and learn about Eid celebration and enjoy the henna activity. We hope to see you all.

Thank You

Photos from Methodist University Interfaith Initiative's post 08/16/2019

Come by and show your support to Interfaith Initiative Unpacking Religion & World Celebrations in Riddle Center at 2.00pm.

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08/14/2019

Welcome to Fall 2019,

I hope you had a great summer and ready to start the fall semester. Please feel free to follow our Instagram page and share with other MU folks. Looking forward to a great year and stay tuned for upcoming events and celebrations.

Have a good night.

Welcome to Fall 2019,

I hope you had a great summer and ready to start the fall semester. Please feel free to follow our Instagram page and share with other MU folks. Looking forward to a great year and stay tuned for upcoming events and celebrations.

Have a good night.

03/14/2018

Get yourself a white t-shirt so that you can soak up the colors at the annual Holi Festival tomorrow at 4 p.m. on Sink Field.

Holi festival is a part of the Hindu spring celebration. The event is being hosted jointly by Methodist University Interfaith Initiatives and Religious Life. #MethodistUniversity #HoliFestival #WeAreMU

By rewriting history, Hindu nationalists lay claim to India 03/08/2018

By rewriting history, Hindu nationalists lay claim to India

Sadly, it's not all fellowship and dialogue out there 1/2

By rewriting history, Hindu nationalists lay claim to India Hindu nationalists believe that India is a holy land of and for Hindus. Now India's government has appointed a committee of scholars to prove it.

The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco 02/13/2018

The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco

The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco “The women scholars here are even more important than men.”

02/06/2018

#wearemu #muishome

When the Monks Met the Muslims 02/06/2018

When the Monks Met the Muslims

When the Monks Met the Muslims In the popular imagination, Buddhism is synonymous with introspective peace, Islam with violent blind faith. But both conceptions are nothing more than Western fantasy. Revisiting the centuries of Buddhist-Muslim cooperative interaction forces us to rethink our stereotypes.

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