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Catch up on Catalyst Radio, weekly public affairs program hosted by 88.1 FM WYCE

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-24-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, with multiple hosts. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social...

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When 'them' becomes 'us': Standing with the Muslim community of Grand Rapids

by (Kaufman Interfaith)

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

It all begins with listening. This past winter, amidst a season fraught with 569 Islamophobic attacks in the United States and a surge in Islamophobic rhetoric, the Peace and Justice Task Force of the Interfaith Service Council decided it was...

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Catalyst Radio: Religion, media and Islamophobia

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-31-2017 under NEWS

Dr. Simran Jeet Singh, a scholar of religion and social activist, talks with Catalyst Radio about the way religion and religious minorities are represented in the news, and surrounding issues of concern for both producers and consumers of media....

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-13-2016 under

We come together to give thanks for the blessings we have received. Prayers, music, sacred writings, reflections and meditation will be woven together with a common theme of Coming Together from many traditions and Welcoming All. Hospitality...

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Annual Abrahamic Dinner at local mosque to encourage interfaith dialogue

by (Kaufman Interfaith)

Submitted 01-19-2016 under OPINION

By Meghan Bogema, Interfaith Intern at Calvin College Have you ever been to one of our local mosques in Grand Rapids? January 21 is the perfect chance to do so. This Thursday, the Niagara Foundation and Kaufman Interfaith Institute are...

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Exhibit: Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence: Oman’s Message of Islam

by (grpl)

Submitted 10-16-2014 under

This exhibit provides insights into the role of religion in the daily life in Oman. Islam in Oman is linked among the various religious factions in the country and it helps safeguard cultural identity in these times of great change. This exhibition...

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Tuesday Tabletalk: Interfaith Dinner and Dialogue

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood invites you to participate in an interfaith dialogue on May 20 at Tuesday Tabletalk. Participants dine at round tables comprised of persons from varying faith traditions. The evening will include a brief...

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An Evening of Sufi Music in Grand Rapids

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

This rousing ensemble from Karachi, Pakistan boasts direct lineage to the 13th century musicians and singers assembled by the legendary poet Amir Khusrau: the first practitioners of qawwali music. Rarely is religious music so electric, as chanted...

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Men and Islam

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood offers a monthly breakfast program through the Men's Spirituality Initiative.  DCM began the Men’s Spirituality Initiative in the fall of 2011 in response to the requests of several men, who expressed a...

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Sufi Music of Islam

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, September 22 from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Sufi singer, Shabnam Merali will be performing at the Ladies Literary Club of Grand Rapids. Of Pakistani descent, she currently lives in Canada and is a Qawwālī & Ghazal singer, Ginan and...

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