Ivy Tech–Northeast’s Humanities Program Hosting Inter-Faith Forum on Tuesday, March 22

NORTHEAST – Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast’s Humanities Program will host an Inter-Faith Forum on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Student Life Center’s Conference Center on the college’s North Campus (4900 St. Joe Rd.). The forum is titled “Inter-Faith Forum: The Public and Private Face of Religion in the USA and in the World.” Humanities Program chair Rick Pulling has organized the forum to feature four Ivy Tech faculty members and a panel of student responders.

Faculty members include:

  • Thomas Sabel, “Lutheran Catechism” (recently published book)
  • John Morrow, Ph.D., “Ernesto Cardenal and Spiritual Islam”
  • Barton Price, “Religion in the American Heartland from 1789-1900”
  • Joy Giguere, Ph.D., “Cemetery Style: 19th Century Debates”

The forum will include presentations by the above faculty members, student responses, and questions from the audience about current religious expressions in our country and around the world. This forum will highlight private and public faces of religion and the impact those faces have on our lives and on our public discourse.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the event, contact Rick Pulling at 260-481-2237 or rpulling@ivytech.edu.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with nearly 200,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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