April 29th the Center for Interfaith Cooperation joined the Jewish Community Relations Council to host a showcase of a remarkable project for healing. Shari Rudavsky of the Indianapolis Star reports.
Rev. Lisa Marchal was part of "Zabur," from commissioning to performing at the premiere. She files this report..
On April 24 Indianapolis witnessed the world premiere of the oratorio “Zabur,” a work by Mohammed Fairouz, widely considered the top composer under the age of 30 on the planet. “Zabur” was a gift
In a public dialogue before the world premiere of "Zabur," diplomats and artists explored how an artist’s cultural and religious background can help bridge understanding to shape public policy.
Syrian artist Soulaf Abas spoke at the Indiana Interchurch Center April 22. Unfortunately her excellent talk was not videotaped. Fortunately an earlier talk was taped.
April 29th -- The Galilee Medical Center in Northern Israel serves Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Druze patients, See an Indianapolis-driven art project that promises to connect those communities even more closely.
April 22nd — Syrian artist Soulaf Abas was part of the Syrian refugee friendship feast organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation in February. She comes back to explore how we can help find solutions.
April 19th -- Spoken word is an incredibly powerful tool for communicating contrasting and contending ideas and viewpoints ... join in with CIC and the Tutu Center
April 19th — Spoken word is an incredibly powerful tool for communicating ideas and viewpoints you may be unfamiliar with.
NUVO has a nice article about the exhibit of the Saint John's Bible at the IIC, and explains why you should see it before it's too late.
There aren't many musicians who can list a command performance for the Dalai Lama in their bio, but Israeli musician Yuval Ron can and does. It's a strong testament to Ron's claim that his interfaith music ensemble is building bridges of peace between followers of Islam, Judaism and Christianity.
It's one of the great creations of art, literature and religion in recent memory ... and it's coming to the Indiana Interchurch Center in January. Don't miss experiencing the Saint John's Bible, or these interfaith events
World music artist Yuval Ron tells a mystical story and plays his oud in the closing session of TEDxConejo ... hear him in Indy January 22.
Klara Zierk reports on an event that spoke to her as a religious studies major and as a human being
"As valuable as interfaith engagement can be for building relationships in a diverse community like Central Indiana, involving the arts opens up even more opportunities for different people to hear and see and understand each other a little better."
November 10th — Local artists and theologians discuss bridge-building between the often disconnected communities of religion and art. See and Listen to the results.