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Edition 29 | May 7, 2020
In this section, you will find the latest news about the Interfaith Initiative at Virginia Tech.
Interfaith Student Organization | Interest Meeting
Interested in participating in a new interfaith student organization at Virginia Tech? Attend the interest meeting online on Wednesday May 20, 5:30-7pm. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Essential Religious Communities in America | IFYC
Learning about diverse traditions
Soundscapes of Faith | Sikh Hymns
Diverse ways to live and to find meaning in life
“What is God?” | Marcus Borg talks about his personal experience of God
Watch this inspiring 7-min video in which Dr. Marcus Borg, a late New Testament scholar, theologian and author, shares his personal vision and experience of the reality of God.
Here, we share resources and content in support of interfaith activities and observances.
Interfaith Calendar 2020 | Religious and Cultural Observances
Keeping on top of the major religious holy days and festivals from diverse traditions is an important part of religious literacy and a key interfaith skill. Access this calendar organized by Read the Spirit and the Interfaith Observer.
Faith Communities at Virginia Tech
Get to know a group of faith communities serving Virginia Tech students from diverse faith traditions. Access the FCVT website to know more about the communities and get their contact information. (The communities are external to the university and their point of contact is the Dean of Students Office.)
Engage with the Interfaith Initiative at VT
Interfaith offerings in the Summer
Stay tuned, we will soon start advertising our interfaith online gatherings for the Summer. They will be open to faculty, staff, students, and community members. If you have suggestions or would like to help leading a session, please get in touch with our program director, Dr. Najla Mouchrek (email@example.com)
Access the previous editions of the Interfaith Circle Newsletter.