Come listen, discuss and reflect on the beliefs and traditions of religions around the globe. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar invites the community to come for soup suppers and engaging discussions during its upcoming, six-week Wednesday evening program on World Religions.
The series will kick-off on Wednesday, Sept. 11, with a presentation by Dr. David Moseley (who teaches religious studies at the Bishop’s School) introducing the study of comparative religions. The following five sessions, hosted by Dr. Moseley, will include presentations from scholars and practitioners of Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Daoism. Each evening will begin with a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. The presentations will begin at roughly 7 p.m. and conclude with an opportunity for questions and discussion, finishing at about 8:30 p.m. Here is the lineup of evenings and speakers:
•Sept. 1: Introduction to the study of Comparative Religion, Dr. David Moseley
•Sept. 18: Islam, Imam Taha Hassane, Islamic Center of San Diego
•Sept. 25: Judaism, Rabbi Matthew Earne, Temple Beth Am, Carmel Valley
•Oct. 2: Hinduism, Prof. Ram Krishnamurthy, Shiva Vishnu Temple, Miramar
•Oct. 9: Buddhism, Prof. Carl Ewig, Hsi Fang Temple, Hillcrest
•Oct. 16: Daoism, Prof. Louis Komjathy, University of San Diego
This promises to be an informative and dynamic evening program. St. Peter’s is located at 334 14th St. in Del Mar Village, one block east of the 101. To assist with dinner preparation, please RSVP via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about St. Peter’s, see www.stpetersdelmar.net.