Bahai News -- The Star - KL show to promote understanding of religions
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
KL show to promote understanding of religions
KUALA LUMPUR: An exhibition and screening of films on major world religions will be held from Sunday until Aug 5 at Wisma Kebudayaan
Soka Gakkai Malaysia in Jalan Bukit Bintang here.
The exhibition, which is being co-organised by Soka Gakkai Malaysia and the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation in collaboration with the German-based
Global Ethic Foundation and the Malaysian Interfaith Network, will have as its theme “World Religions – Universal Peace –
It will introduce Islam, Buddhism, Chinese religions, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism, Bahai Faith and indigenous religions, as well
as highlight the six ethical standards all religions have in common.
Konrad-Adenauer Foundation representative to Malaysia Peter Schier said this would be the first time the exhibition would be held in
“It is appropriate for Malaysia to host this exhibition because of its multi-cultural population of different faiths,'' he told
“It is only when we combat ignorance about different religions that we can promote understanding, mutual respect and appreciation,''
A series of films from the acclaimed series On the Trails of World Religions by Professor Hans Kung will also be shown nightly,
followed by a panel discussion by experts.
The exhibition is free and open to the public between 11am and 8pm daily.
For details, please call Wong Swee Foong at 03-2713 7321 or Katherine Chui at 03-9075 6876.
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