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Feminist Perspectives of the Divine in Islam

Feminist Perspectives of the Divine in Islam

2017-05-16T12:08:07-05:00April 20th, 2017|

How does a Muslim woman's perspective of the Divine shape a person's faith and commitment to religious liberty and social equity? Asma Uddin is at the forefront of this conversation, creating the space for women to make their faith their own. Uddin is the Director of Strategy for the Center on Islam and Religious Freedom. [...]

Menilfest: Anecdote of the Spirit and Walk

2017-04-20T16:26:31-05:00April 20th, 2017|

The Menil Collection and surrounding nonprofit organizations present their annual Menilfest community arts festival, a free afternoon of exhibitions, performances, and readings that extends across the Menil neighborhood. The Gulf Coast Indie Book Fair (produced By Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Art) features literary journals and small-press books alongside local booksellers. For more [...]

Tai Chi by the Reflecting Pool

2017-04-20T16:31:17-05:00April 20th, 2017|

Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese martial art whose physical practice offers general health benefits, stress management, increased energy, and improved physical mobility.  The physical and meditative aspects of Tai Chi, which uses slow, repetitive movements, are recognized as relieving the physical effects of stress on the body and mind. Led by instructor Henderson Smith, [...]

Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions – Buddhism

2017-04-21T11:43:01-05:00April 20th, 2017|

Myokei Shonin, Buddhist Meditation. Current Bishop of the Nichiren Order of North America [NONA], Myokei Caine-Barrett is also Resident Priest and Guiding Teacher of the Nichiren Buddhist Sangha of Texas and Myoken-ji Temple.  She is the first Western woman in the world, and first person of African-Japanese descent, to be ordained in the Nichiren Shu [...]

Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions

2017-03-30T12:13:04-05:00March 24th, 2017|

Father Serge Veselinovich was born on October 5th, 1968 in Frankfurt, (West) Germany. He moved to Australia in 1969 with his parents Elijah and Bojka nee Matovich where upon he graduated Fairfield High School in 1986 in the western suburbs of Sydney. He moved to Chicago in 1987, where he entered into seminary at Saint Sava, [...]