More than baked goods from Waldensians!

The Role of Religious Minorities in Pluralistic Societies:
A Conference Celebrating the Centennial of the American Waldensian Society
23-26 March 2006 -- Rutgers Presbyterian Church236 West 73rd Street, New York, NY 10023
Three days of presentations, workshops and events led by religious scholars and church leaders on the gifts and challenges of religious pluralism in Western societies.The Conference will offer Waldensian perspectives from Latin America and Europe alongside North American voices and experiences. The purpose of such juxtaposition is to foster reciprocal learning on the role of religious minorities in promoting dialogue and practices of justice in increasingly diverse and rapidly-changing social settings.Presentations will include speakers from Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Italy. Speakers from the United States will include:

Rabbi Daniel Brenner (Auburn Theological Seminary, NYC)
Rev. Dr. John Buchanan (Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago)
Dr. Euan Cameron (Union Theological Seminary)
Rev. Dr. Harvey Cox (Harvard University)
Dr. Heidi Hadsell (Hartford Theological Seminary)
Dr. Azza Karam (the United Nation's Regional Bureau for Arab States)
Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis (Middle Collegiate Church, NYC)
Rev. John Vaughn (The 21st Century Foundation)