The Drew University Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict (CRCC)
presents its first-ever
Drew Institute on Religion and Conflict Resolution
The CRCC will be hosting a short panel discussion featuring Rabbi Michael Melchior, former Member of Knesset and former Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs; Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye from the Interfaith Mediation Center in Kaduna, Nigeria; and Dr. Abdul Mu’ti, Secretary of the Central Leadership of Muhammadiyya, the second largest Islamic mass movement in Indonesia, with 26 million members.
Following the panel discussion there will be an informal reception in the Ehinger Center with an opportunity for members of the community to meet the participants in the first Drew Institute on Religion and Conflict Resolution.
About the Drew Institute on Religion and Conflict Resolution:
The institute began on June 10 and will run until July 3. This ambitious and innovative initiative brings 24 emerging Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders from six countries together on the Drew campus for an intensive month-long program where they are learning from some of the world’s leading experts on various aspects of religion and conflict resolution. The participants include 10 women and 14 men and have all been identified as emerging clergy or lay leaders within their respective religious communities in Nigeria, Egypt, Israel, Egypt, Ukraine and Indonesia.