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Online Lecture: Autumn’s Diverse Religious Holidays & How They Are Celebrated

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A about celebrating religious holidays.
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Program No. 24515RJ
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Online Program

Online Lecture: Autumn’s Diverse Religious Holidays & How They Are Celebrated

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A about celebrating religious holidays.
Length
1 hour
Starts at
25
Length
1 hour
New
Starts at
25
Program No. 24515RJ

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The fall season is full of major holidays for many religious traditions. These holidays offer windows into how communities celebrate and also how they come together in mourning to find meaning across life’s many challenges. Join Brian Carwana, a cultural and religious expert, as he delves into a myriad of religious celebrations including Diwali (Hinduism), the Jewish High Holidays, Samhain/Hallowe’en (Pagan New Year), Christmas, and the Rasta celebration of the birth of Haile Selassie.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll and a reminder email one week, one day, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the instructor live using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted in the lecture description, all those who enroll in this program can attend the live event and will also receive a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within two weeks following the live event.
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Brian Carwana
Brian Carwana left a business career to follow his passion for world religious and spiritual traditions. He earned a master’s in religion and culture, a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, and is now Executive Director of Encounter World Religions Centre, an educational organization promoting religious literacy and informed understanding of cultural diversity. Brian acquired a practical education in religious traditions by listening to religious leaders, visiting houses of worship and observing services.

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Brian Carwana left a business career to follow his passion for world religious and spiritual traditions. He earned a master’s in religion and culture, a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, and is now Executive Director of Encounter World Religions Centre, an educational organization promoting religious literacy and informed understanding of cultural diversity. Brian acquired a practical education in religious traditions by listening to religious leaders, visiting houses of worship and observing services.





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