Category Archives: Parliament of the World’s Religions

FAREWELL TO THE PARLIAMENT

Editor’s Note: Dr. Robert P. Sellers, professor of religion emeritus at Hardin-Simmobns University, just completed his tenure as chair of the board of trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. He gave the following speech when the Parliament met Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. FAITH AND INTERFAITH: FROM GRASSROOTS TO THE GLOBE By Dr. Robert P. Sellers Good evening, friends!

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STUDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES FROM A WORLD OF RELIGIONS

A panel of McMurry University students and faculty presented the November program for the Abilene Interfaith Council. The 10 students, university chaplain, and two professors talked about their experiences at the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, held Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. (Photo by Loretta Fulton) By LORETTA FULTON It was like drinking from a firehose, it was a glimpse

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AIC TO HEAR PARLIAMENT PANEL

A panel of 10 McMurry University students, professors and the university chaplain will present the program Tuesday for the monthly meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council. Title of the presentation is “Interfatih Immersion: Learning Through Experience.” The panel will talk about connecting what they learned at the recent Parliament of the World’s Religions to interfaith work in West Texas. The

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ABILENIANS AT RELIGION PARLIAMENT

Quite a few Abilenians will be in Toronto Nov. 1-7 for the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Chief among them will be Rob Sellers, retired Hardin-Simmons University religion professor, who is chairman of the board of the parliament. Also going will be Jacob Snow of First Central Presbyterian Church and president of the Abilene Interfaith Council. A McMurry University class

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WORLD RELIGION LEADERS RESPOND

  (Editor’s Note: Following are statements from religion leaders about the deadly shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27. Rob Sellers, retired religion professor at Hardin-Simmons University, is chairman of the board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Cliff Stewart, pastor of First Central Presbyterian Church, is president of the Abilene Association of Congregations.) A

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