The Mormon Chapter of the Foundation for Interreligious Diplomacy invites you to attend the upcoming conference “Mormon Engagement with the World Religions: Perspectives and Possibilities with the Abrahamic Religions” at the University of Southern California. Registration is limited and a timely reply is warmly appreciated.
This conference is designed to explore various perspectives and methods for thinking about Latter-day Saints among the great traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Its aim will be to connect theology with practice in allowing space for Mormons to think more carefully about the activity of interreligious exchange and the possibility of mutual transformation.
Conference participants include: Elder Bruce D. Porter (First Quorum of Seventy, American Jewish Committee), Maher Hathout (Senior Advisor, ), along with a variety of scholars and professionals.), Father James Massa (Executive Director, Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs, ), Rabbi Gary Greenebaum (Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations,
The Mormon Chapter is an independent group of Latter-day Saints with expertise in religious studies, diplomacy, public administration, legal studies, organizational behavior, etc. who are committed to developing deeper and more civil forms of interreligious exchange.
The event will be held in the USC Salvatori Computer Science Center, Room 101. Sponsors include the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at USC, the Richard L. Evans Chair for Religious Understanding at Brigham Young University and the Religious Studies Program at Utah Valley University, and the Howard W. Hunter Chair for Mormon Studies at Claremont Graduate University.
As mentioned above, registration is required and may be completed by contacting Brian Birch at firstname.lastname@example.org. Attached for your review is the most recent draft of the conference program.