Date(s) - 10/16/2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ted holds a Master’s Degree in the Hebrew Bible, is a founder of the Lake Worth Interfaith Network, is an ambassador for the Parliament of the World’s Religions and teaches classes in Hebrew Bible and Interfaith Dialogue online for the Wilmette Institute. Ted is also compiler of The Interfaith Prayer Book and author of the soon to be released, Kinship of the Bible and Qur’an. Website https://www.lwinterfaith.net/
Imam Kamruz Hosein:
Former Engineer at BP Trinidad & Tobago LLC; Studied at University of West Indies; Lives in Plantation, Florida; Married to Nadia Hosein since February 19, 1966; Founder of The Islamic Theosophical Society.
Organizations: President Emiritus JAM & ALL Interfaith (An Organization of Jews, Muslims, Christians and Peoples of other faiths) from 2002 – Present; FIU Multifaith Council Chaplain – Muslims at FIU from Sep 2015 – Present.
Islam: The world is a beautiful place, well designed, exquisitely decorated and furnished, with ample accommodation and facilities for peoples of every race, nationality and religious persuasion. It was so designed so we can all coexist in peace, love and harmony, especially if we heed the lessons, teachings and principles sent to us by the Majestic Creator, Almighty God, through the ages. Let us, therefore, take care of it, enjoy it and live in love, peace and harmony with our brothers and sisters in humanity.
The Venerable Lama Karma Chotso:
Lama Karma Chötso began to study and practice the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in March, 1982 and 4 years later she was ordained as a novice nun. Lama Karma Chötso entered the three-year, three-month retreat, a meditation retreat held in strict seclusion, in 1986 and completed the retreat in 1990.
Lama Karma Chötso has practiced the Buddhadharma for 35 years. She also teaches extensively on instructions in Vajrayana practices, Tibetan language, and she is trained in thangka painting. Lama traveled in Asia on pilgrimage to Buddhist holy sites and later took students on trips to visit monasteries and sites in India and Nepal.
Lama relocated to South Florida late in 1996 where she began the first Kagyu center in Hollywood, Florida in 1997. During her time in South Florida, Lama Karma Chötso has given lectures in many venues such as the Whole Life Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Sunshine Cathedral, Dania Library, St. Thomas University, Barry University, FIU, and health/wellness centers. Lama was a member of the Board of Directors of the Interfaith Council of Greater Hollywood for many years, President for one year. Website www.miamibuddhism.org
Pastor Danny Prada:
Pastor Danny and his wife Emily consider themselves to be first and foremost servants of Heartway Church. Together, they are committed to seeing lives changed through the good news of Jesus. Pastor Danny graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a bachelor of arts in ministry leadership, and from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a master of divinity. He has served in a multitude of ministerial capacities over the years, including several pastoral and chaplaincy positions in both mega-churches and non-profit organizations. Pastor Danny is also in the process of working towards his doctor of ministry degree at fuller theological seminary.
Mufti Sultan Mohiuddin Mohammed is a Canadian Scholar who began his formal Islamic education at a tender age commencing with committing the Qur’an to memory in Canada simultaneous to his academic education. Subsequently, he enrolled in the 8-year Intensive Aalim program in Canada initially but traveled overseas to a traditional seminary (Madrasah Arabia Islamia, Azaadville, South Africa) for its final years.
After acquiring proficiency and receiving Ijaazah (where applicable) in the major fields of traditional Islamic theology including Arabic grammar, Islamic Credence, Jurisprudence, Prophetic Traditions (including all six authentic books and more), Quran Exegesis etc, he was selected to specialize in Jurisprudence through a postgraduate course (Iftaa) authorizing him to issue verdicts according to the Hanafi school of thought. The Iftaa was done in Al Mazaahir Institute in Sandton, South Africa. He has served as an Imam in the US since his return from South Africa, primarily in Miami and currently serves as the Imam/Resident Scholar of The Islamic Foundation of South Florida (IFSF) in Broward County. Website: ifsf.net
FB page “The Islamic Foundation of South Florida”
IG is @islamicfoundationsf
Rev. Dr. Grace Telesco:
Rev. G is the Co-Founder and Dean of Sacred Journey Interfaith Seminary and Director and Senior Clergy at the Darshan Center for Spiritual Evolution at a Healing Space in Wilton Manors.
Rev. G is an ordained Interfaith Minister and graduate of the New Seminary for Interfaith Studies and has been initiated into the Sanyassi Order in the Hindu Tradition in the lineage of her Guru.
Rev. Dr. Grace Telesco holds a Ph.D. in Social Work from Fordham University, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Master of Holistic Theology and is a Professor of Sociology, Theology, Social Work and Criminal Justice.
See you there in joy.