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Baha'is believe that Buddha, Baha'u'llah, Moses, Muhammad and Jesus Christ are all manifestations of God.

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Source: ABC RN

meditationconf200Meditation Australia and Australian Catholic University invite you to:

2018 Australian Meditation Conference on the theme: Meditation and Society
Location: Australian Catholic University - 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy (Cnr Brunswick St)

Date and Time: Friday 20 July 2018 | 11am to 9pm,
Saturday 21 July 2018 | 8am to 6pm, and
Sunday 22 July 2018 | 8am to 5pm

About the Conference: The primary aim of the 2018 Australian Meditation Conference is to provide a platform for a collaborative dialogue involving a wide range of speakers, representing a rich diversity of philosophies and applications of meditation, mindfulness, contemplation and reflection.

Delivered across the weekend the main conference program will feature keynote addresses and panel discussions. These dialogues will be supplemented by a variety of practical workshops, the delivery of academic papers, a quiet room for contemplation, an exhibition marketplace, live music and a ‘netwalking’ session though the local gardens.

Satellite events on Friday 20 July include an Education Forum, Masterclasses for practitioners and professionals, an early evening dinner in the exhibition area, a free public meditation gathering and an evening presentation by psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr Rick Hanson.

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leobaecklogoThe William and Henrietta Kaye Memorial Study in Israel Scholarship 2018-9
Location: Israel
Date: 9 - 21 October 2018
Deadline for scholarship: 18 May 2018

A scholarship fund has been established in the memories of the late Hon. William Kaye AO, and the late Henrietta Kaye AM, long- standing members of the Leo Baeck Centre, to assist people to study in and develop their relationship with Israel. It is particularly intended to assist those who would otherwise struggle to fund such a study visit.

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01051801christianschoolvisitmosqueA Christian school has sparked outrage by asking its female students to wear head scarves when visiting a Muslim mosque.

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Source: Daily Mail

01051804indigenousA leading Canberra academic has told the Turnbull government's review into religious freedom that Aboriginals are not adequately protected to practice their religion.

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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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Bibles have reportedly been pulled from sale through online bookstores across China, sparking confusion and outrage from frustrated Chinese-Christians on social media amid a tenuous split between the Vatican and Beijing.

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Source: ABC

​2018 Summer School in the Christian Sciences
Location: Pontificia Universita Urbaniana, Rome, Italy
Date: July 2 to July 30 2018
Course is for university students or graduates from different religious traditions (non-Christian)

The Pontificia Universita Urbaniana of Rome is organising an initiative for the summer of this year (2018). It is a Summer School in the Christian sciences open for university students or graduates who come from contexts of different religious traditions (non-Christian), aimed at providing a basic knowledge of the Christian culture. The courses provided are at a university level, given by lecturers of the same Pontificia Universita Urbaniana.

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01051802complaintsagainstchaplaincyprogA group of humanist societies has demanded that the Australian Human Rights Commission review the $60m-a-year school chaplains program, claiming it harms freedom of religion.

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Source: The Guardian

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