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  • Interfaith Leadership Forum Begins Fifth Year with Focus on Interreligious Literacy

    March 20, 2024 | By washtheocon
    Categories: Public

    The first Interfaith Leadership Forum (ILF) event of 2024 took place on February 29 at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Va., and featured a keynote address by Dr. Sean Casey, the director of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and professor of the practice in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

    The topic was “Harnessing Our Collective Strength Through Interreligious Literacy.” 

    The event also featured an array of speakers on a variety of topics very relevant to ministers and others engaged in interreligious work and ministries in various areas:

    • Chaplaincy: Sister Laura Lee Seubert, L.S.J., Chaplain, the MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
    • Health Care: Dr. Inez Tuck, Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Education: Dr. Kate Soules, Founder & Director of the Religion & Education Collaborative
    • Law Enforcement: Officer Kevin Johnson, Jr., Special Liaison to the Islamic community, Metropolitan Washington D.C. Police

    View the video of the event below

    For more details about the ILF and videos from past events, visit this page.