Pandemics and Worldwide Calamity:

What Do the World’s Religions Teach about
Who or What Controls Calamities? 

Join us on August 12 for a virtual conversation and listen to the varied perspectives of a Baha’i, Christian, Sikh,  Hindu, Jew and Muslim as they delve into their own religion’s explanations concerning the havoc wreaked on humans by collapsing condominiums, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts and an array of other calamities.

Are such horrors caused or controlled by a divine being? A malevolent force? Nature? Chance? Some combination of causes? Or something else altogether?

Joey McKinnon, Board Chair of the Interfaith Center, will be the program host; and James Coffin, Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, will be the moderator for the panel discussion, which will follow a brief presentation by each panelist.

Thursday, August 12

7 –  8 pm

A free virtual forum, via Zoom & Facebook, hosted by the Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida and the Interfaith Council of Central Florida.

How to Respect Other Religions

Your Pandemics and Collapsing Condominiums:

What Do the World’s Religions Teach about
Who or What Controls Calamities? 

Listen to the varied perspectives of a Baha’i, Christian, Hindu, Jew and Muslim as they delve into their own religion’s explanations concerning the havoc wreaked on humans by earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts and an array of other calamities.

Are such horrors caused or controlled by a divine being? A malevolent force? Nature? Chance? Some combination of causes? Or something else altogether?

Joey McKinnon, Board Chair of the Interfaith Center, will be the program host; and James Coffin, Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, will be the moderator for the panel discussion, which will follow a brief presentation by each panelist.

Thursday, August 5

7 –  8 pm

Free virtual forum being brought to the public free-of-charge by the Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida and the Interfaith Council of Central Florida.

How to Respect Other Religions

Your Pandemics and Collapsing Condominiums:

What Do the World’s Religions Teach about
Who or What Controls Calamities? 

Listen to the varied perspectives of a Baha’i, Christian, Hindu, Jew and Muslim as they delve into their own religion’s explanations concerning the havoc wreaked on humans by earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts and an array of other calamities.

Are such horrors caused or controlled by a divine being? A malevolent force? Nature? Chance? Some combination of causes? Or something else altogether?

Joey McKinnon, Board Chair of the Interfaith Center, will be the program host; and James Coffin, Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, will be the moderator for the panel discussion, which will follow a brief presentation by each panelist.

Thursday, August 5

7 –  8 pm

Free virtual forum being brought to the public free-of-charge by the Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida and the Interfaith Council of Central Florida.

How to Respect Other Religions

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