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Interfaith understanding and appreciation

How does your family celebrate religious holidays at this time of year? Would you like a better understanding of holidays outside your own faith, whether it be Passover, Ramadan, or Easter?

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Today is Good Friday, Passover begins at sundown, and Ramadan is in observance.

At this time of year, when religious holidays converge – sometimes by coincidence – how can we better understand these faiths and traditions?

How was each holiday initially recognized and celebrated?

How have those celebrations changed over time?

And

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how do they continue to hold such significance?

A religion scholar and a community leader are here to help guide us in our interfaith appreciation.

Plus, we preview Broadway at The Hobby Center's 2022 – 23 season, which was just announced today!

Guests:

Sheri Johnson

Dr. Christian Eberhart

  • Professor of Religious Studies
  • Director, Religious Studies Program at the University of Houston

Shariq Ghani

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