Human Rights Day in the Capitol
In the Rotunda of the State Capitol featuring presenters and performers from the variety of living traditions in Wisconsin
12 NOON – FRIDAY - DECEMBER 10, 2010
“INTERFAITH COOPERATION AND CITIZENSHIP”
Dr. Charles L. Cohen, Ph.D.
UW-Madison Professor and Director of
Lubar Institute for Study of Abrahamic Religions
Charles L. Cohen is Professor of History and Religious Studies. A specialist in colonial British North America and early American religious history, he received the Allan Nevins Prize of the Society for American Historians for his work on the psychology of Puritan religious experience and is an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, 2008-11. He has won the Emil Steiger Distinguished Teaching Award and a Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award from UW-Madison. Prior to becoming LISAR's founding director, he ran UW-Madison's Religious Studies Program. He is co-editor of and a contributor to both Theology and the Soul of the Liberal State (Lanham, MD: Lexington Press, 2010; with Leonard V. Kaplan), and Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2008; with Paul S. Boyer). He is also working on Religious Pluralism in Modern America, with Ronald Numbers, which is contracted to Oxford University Press.
The noon program:
MUSICAL PRELUDE ~ HAZELCAT
CALL TO PRAYER - Dialogue International
INTRODUCTION - Rev. Anne Wynne, GMIA Vice President
INTERFAITH AWARENESS WEEK - Proclamation read aloud by senior from Sauk Prairie High School, Sauk City
SOLSTICE BLESSING - Rev. Selena Fox, GMIA President
KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION - Rev. John-Brian Paprock, Inroads Ministry Director
KEY NOTE ADDRESS - Dr. Charles L. Cohen, Ph.D.
FORGIVENESS TO HAPPINESS (UNITY/ACIM) - Ken-Adi Ring, Native American Flute
CLOSING - WOMEN WITH WINGS
Interfaith Awareness Week is sponsored by Inroads Ministry, (GMIA) Great Madison Inter-religious Association, and many are religious and faith groups.
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