Elsa Barron, a University Notre Dame senior, reflects on insights she gleaned from a series of recent discussions exploring faith-based approaches to environmental peacebuilding.
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In this conversation, PhD candidate Lailatul Fitriyah shares her perspective on the issues she highlighted as part of a social media campaign for International Women’s Day 2021.
At the heart of it, pluralism invites us to engage with the new questions of the 21st century and to no longer see our differences as daunting borders. Embracing new faith traditions has made me a stronger Christian. By welcoming these traditions into my own religious space, I make more room to understand God as the trinity, as a mystery, and as the presence of all things.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
How can we create a truly “green” recovery that prompts continuing dialogue and joint action among faiths and communities? How might our response to ecological and societal challenges draw on compassion and justice, recognizing the valuable contributions of religion? And how can believers across the world join hands to create a global culture of peace, fraternity, and reverence for both the Creator and creation? In honor of Earth Day, join us for a timely conversation on these topics.