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July 2010

BEING PART OF A SACRED RITUAL

DATE : July 15, 2010 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

At Iona Pacific tonight I attended a celebration of 25 years of the VST Native Ministries Program. This is celebrated with a salmon BBQ and gospel jamboree. Elders and children from various indigenous groups who have been staying here to learn and teach were invited along with visiting faculty. Outside under a white tent on […]

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STEPPING STONES ON MY JOURNEY

DATE : July 13, 2010 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

I am at Vancouver School of Theology where I am privileged to be part of a group that is the first visiting faculty for their interfaith summer school. The location by is by the sea and I can see the sun setting over the water while there is a lone tree where eagles have made […]

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ISLAMIC REFORM CONFERENCE IN OXFORD

DATE : July 11, 2010 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

June 2010 It was a regular day of a regular week in Toronto dealing with irregular issues like the Niqab debate when I received an email Dr. Taj Hargey (Chair of MECO) inviting me to come to their annual conference CRITICAL THINKERS FOR ISLAMIC REFORM – The Way Forward being held in Oxford, U.K. from June 11 to […]

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Welcome to my new Blog

DATE : July 11, 2010 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

This is my first post and hopefully the beginning of some many inspiring conversations. Author of THEIR JIHAD…NOT MY JIHAD (PDF), Raheel Raza is a public speaker, Consultant for Interfaith and Intercultural diversity, documentary film maker, freelance journalist and founder of SAMA’ (Sacred Arts ad Music Alliance). She has recently been appointed to Public Interest Committee. Raza started writing […]

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