Resources

Compilations of Universal Spiritual Principles

These can be found on the Spirit of Health website in various formats: slide show, handout and brochure.

Recommended books on Spiritual Principles & Global Ethics:

Victoria Interfaith blog: Times-Colonist Spiritually Speaking

The Times Colonist began a blog on interfaith matters (click on link above) in May, 2010. Each of the major faith groups is given one week of a roughly 8 week cycle to post on various matters related to spirituality.

Web Resources

Video by author Karen Armstrong, “The Charter of Compassion”: http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=1402

Community Engagement is critical for all leaders in private and public organisations. They need to understand the cultures of their community and learn from the timeless wisdoms of different traditions, in order to enrich their personal and organisational leadership. These Links are eBooks you may download

The Role of the Mosque in Britain by Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
http://www.multifaiths.com/faith-communities/mosque-in-england

A Brief History of Islamism by Ghaffar Hussain
http://www.multifaiths.com/faith-communities/mosques-britain-quilliam

Mapping the Global Muslim Population by Pew Foundation
http://www.multifaiths.com/faith-communities/muslim-population

Understanding and Appreciating Muslim Diversity:
Towards better Engagement and Participation – iCoCo Report ebook
http://www.multifaiths.com/faith-communities/islam-icoco-ebook

Cultural Traditions: Hindu Rituals and Routines – Why do we follow them? Norms about how and what we do, often passed down through families and communities
http://www.multifaiths.com/faiths/hinduism/hinduism-ebook

Jewish Feasts & Festivals – by Felix Just, SJ. Powerpoint presentation
http://multifaiths.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=397&Itemid=547

Speaker’s Directory

Speakers are available from various Faith groups to speak to groups in the Greater Victoria area, either on subjects listed or on themes requested.

A SPEAKERS LIST is under construction. If the Faith group or theme you’re looking for isn’t yet listed, please contact victoriamultifaith@gmail.com or one of the Board members on the CONTACT page of this website to see if a speaker can be arranged.

Presentations

A compilation of faith teachings reflecting on the meaning of suffering, presented at the April 11, 2010 general meeting honouring Yom HaShoah.

Power Point Presentation on Hinduism, by Ashok Agarwal

Notes from the presentation by Suresh Basrur, PhD: “Hinduism and Science”.

Models & Metaphors of Science & Religion, Dr. Stephen Snobelen

 Multifaith Calendar

The Multifaith Calendar is published by the Multifaith Action Society of British Columbia. To view and order copies of the calendar, contact: http://www.multifaithaction.org/calendar.htm 

A Source of Accurate Dates and Descriptions for 14 World Religions

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Multifaith Action Society of BC
305 41st Ave West
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2S5

North American Interfaith Network

http://www.nain.org/ NAINews: http://www.nain.org/news/nn07fall1.htm

Golden Rule Poster

To order go to: http://www.scarboromissions.ca/Interfaith_dialogue/poster_order.php