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  • ICJS Scholars Presenting Panel at 2015 AAR Event

    January 30, 2015

    ICJS Scholars Dr. Rubens, Dr. Sax, and Dr. Ziad will present a panel at this years Mid-Atlantic American Academy of Religion conference. The 2015 AAR conference theme is Building Bridges: Exploring Avenues of Connection in an Age of Religious Pluralism.

    ICJS Panel: "Bridges and Tunnels: Theology, Alterity and Inter-Religious Dialogue in Adult Education"

    Panel Abstract: Our Institute is a non-profit organization that builds learning communities where religious difference becomes a powerful force for the common good. We... read more

  • 2015 Classes for WTC

    January 30, 2015

    The Washington Theological Consortium (WTC) invites you to join them for their 2015 Winter/Spring programming. Their flyer can be found here. For more information, please visit their website.

    WTC and the ICJS have worked together since 2013 creating and hosting Emerging Religious Leaders. ERL is a new... read more

  • Reflections on Founding ETHIC by Yael Hamburger

    January 28, 2015

    ETHIC promotes the creation of safe spaces for discussion of both similarities and differences in order to empower young women with a better understanding of others' backgrounds and an appreciation for different perspectives.

    In a world where teenage girls are faced with the numerous challenges of developing character, defining roles, appreciating their cultures and practicing their faiths, many issues are shared across different religious and racial backgrounds. Discussions of these challenges themselves create an opportunity for dialogue bridging diverse backgrounds... read more

  • ICJS Inclement Weather Policy - Recently Updated

    January 5, 2015

    Please note the update to ICJS' Inclement Weather Policy. For inclement weather of any kind, the ICJS follows the Baltimore County Public School System.

    If the Baltimore County Public School System is closed, the ICJS office will also be closed. Any class scheduled that day/evening will be canceled or postponed.

    If the Baltimore County Public School System opens two... read more