Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Performing Zabur — An insider’s report

Rev. Lisa Marchal was part of "Zabur," from commissioning to performing at the premiere. She files this report..


CIC’s community celebration of the Psalms

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


An Exploration of Psalms

"The Psalms are hymns of praise to God for his power and beneficence, for his creation of the world, and for his past acts of deliverance for Israel."


Discussing art, culture, faith and policy with Mohammed Fairouz & friends

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.


Alfan helps make Zabur history

The success of "Zabur" was due in part to CIC's own Alfan Ghanim, who served as the ISC's Arabic pronunciation coach.


A special guest for a special celebration of Psalms

It promised to be a very special evening April 21 for the interfaith celebration of Psalms, even before one of the world's great composers said he'd come.


Rita Kohn — “Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s Islam-inspired oratorio”

The art world is abuzz with anticipation for what’s happening in  Indianapolis in April 2015. Stand by to learn more about how the Center for Interfaith Cooperation plans to help use the world premiere