The DePaul Center for Interreligious Engagement brings DePaul students and faculty as well as the wider community together to explore the requirements of building communities across religious boundaries. The work of the Center engages the religious dimension of pluralism, conflict and peacebuilding in multiple contexts.
Fall 2011 Events
Tuesday, September 27th, 6:30-8:00pm
DePaul University Cortelyou Commons
2324 N. Fremont Street
Chicago, IL 60614
A Talk with Barbara Strassberg What is the nature of the relationship between science and religion?? Are these two interpretations of reality linked up in unexpected ways?? Are these seemingly contradictory elements of society actually? intertwined in such a way that they co-evolve?
Speaker: Barbara Ann Strassberg, Aurora University
Responder: Anthony Paul Smith
Monday Oct 3- Friday Oct 7
DePaul Student CenterLincoln Park
The CIE invites you to meet the Buddhist monks of Deprung Gomang monastery, who are visiting DePaul University from their home in Mundgod, India. Come to the DePaul University Center for Intercultural Programs from Monday Oct. 3rd to Friday, October 7th, where you can witness the monks as they engage in the step-by-step creation of a traditional sand mandala–an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Co-sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Programs.
Tuesday, October 11th, 6:30-8:00pm
DePaul Art Museum
735 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614
Co-sponsored by Chicago Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship How do Buddhists address the issues of contemporary forms of violence such as terrorism, war, hate crimes and weapons of mass destruction? What does Buddhism have to offer to meet the challenge of global warming? How are contemporary Buddhist ethical responses on these issues rooted in the teachings of the Buddha?
Wednesday, October 26th
LPSC Room 220
Resurrecting Pilsen: Where Faith and Social Activism Meet: A Conversation with Father Charles Dahm