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Jun 14 2018

‘In every challenge there is an opportunity’: The Gingko-LSE retreat and the Christian-Muslim Encounter

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Reflecting on his participation in an interfaith retreat led by Gingko and the LSE Faith Centre, Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour, graduate of Al-Azhar University, Cairo (the prestigious centre of Sunni Islamic learning), considers the Muslim-Christian encounter and how this has better … Continue reading

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Jun 14 2018

Interfaith on campus: the role of courage

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Interfaith on campus: the role of courage As we begin preparations for the next academic year here at the Faith Centre, starting a number of new collaborations across the LSE to expand interfaith work and planning towards Interfaith Week 2018, … Continue reading

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Apr 18 2018

Changing the culture: creating a faith-inclusive campus

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The LSE Faith Centre is delighted to announce that we have been successful in receiving 12-month programme funding from HEFCE (now Office for Students) to create a fully faith-inclusive campus, building on our current programmes of pioneering interfaith work in … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2018

Faith & Leadership 2018: A few highlights

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Faith & Leadership cohort four graduated last week, meaning we have now had 100 students pass through the religious literacy and leadership development programme. Our students are not afraid of challenging conversations around issues of faith and belief in the … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2018

Exploring LSE: IntoUniversity Campus Visit

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Since being involved in Widening Participation initiatives during my time at University, I have been interested in how we can support students to raise their aspirations about attending university as well as busting some myths about what it is like … Continue reading

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Mar 8 2018

‘There is no such thing as one solution. Listen with intent.’ Reflections on the role of women of faith in building peace.

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On International Women’s Day 2018, it seems fitting to reflect on one of the highlights of the Faith Centre’s events this term, hearing from Shaked Hasson and Amal Khayat, volunteers from Solutions not Sides about the role of women in … Continue reading

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Nov 1 2017

Understanding complexity: Reflections on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration

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On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, LSE PhD student Fatima Ahdash reflects on the complexities in her interfaith experience in the Holy Land and resisting the urge to take a position. On the 2nd of November this year, millions … Continue reading

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Sep 4 2017

Interfaith Leadership for the 21st Century

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What is interfaith leadership? At the start of an exciting new academic year Dr James Walters, Director of the Faith Centre, reflects on what is required for effective interfaith leadership for our time.  The LSE Faith Centre’s mission is to … Continue reading

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Apr 6 2017

Church, politics and social action today

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In our age of such political volatility and polarization, Revd Canon Dr James Walters reflects on two very different political theologies and what they can teach us about the role of the church in society today. The below is taken … Continue reading

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Apr 6 2017

Faith & Leadership: Presentations and Celebration

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The Faith Centre’s flagship programme, Faith & Leadership, is a religious literacy and leadership formation programme that gives participants the chance to meet with and question leaders of faith from all walks of life to enrich their understanding of how … Continue reading

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