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God(s): A User’s Guide: Tour the exhibition with…

Explore the exhibition God(s): A User’s Guide with guests from the world’s five major religions. Learn how the artifacts, traditions and rituals of Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Buddhism are viewed differently or similarly to your own. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions and to engage our religious guests in conversation.

Gallery C

Free with Museum admission. Tickets available at the Box Office.

Tour the exhibition with… Radhika Sekar — Hinduism

Saturday, December 10, 2011 — 2 to 3 p.m. (English)

Born in India, Radhika Sekar has lived in Canada since 1974. She has a PhD in Religious Studies, and taught Hinduism at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Tour the exhibition with… Sheema Khan — Islam

Saturday, January 21, 2012 — 2 to 3 p.m. (English)

The literary works of activist and columnist Sheema Khan focus on educating Western non-Muslims, and changing their notions of Islam.

Tour the exhibition with… Daniel Benlolo — Judaism

Sunday, February 26, 2012 — 2 to 3 p.m. (French)

Cantor Benlolo works at Beth Shalom West of Ottawa. He uses his vocal talents to benefit charitable organizations, and has been recognized as an Ambassador for Peace.

Tour the exhibition with… Andrea Spatafora — Christianity

Saturday, March 31, 2012 — 2 to 3 p.m. (English)

Father Spatafora is Dean of the Faculty of Theology Saint Paul University in Ottawa.

Tour the exhibition with… Jason Simard — Buddhism

Saturday, April 28, 2012 — 2 to 3 p.m. (French)

Jason Simard is a teacher and scholar at the Centre Bodhicitta in Montréal, and has been teaching Tibetan Buddhist philosophy since 2006.

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    • joe
    • August 22nd, 2012
    Christmas, because it brings family together, whether religious or not.
    • Sam
    • June 20th, 2012
    Even though I'm not sure God exists, I celebrate Easter and Christmas. These two holidays are an affirmation of how God really does love all of us. I have prayed many years but still have had no inspiration. I guess some people just have to wait. I hope I'll get a sign soon.
    • Anurb
    • April 15th, 2012
    The trees, the birds, the grass, the sun...nature in all her beauty. She is my God(dess).
    • GMD
    • April 10th, 2012
    April 21 Ridvan commemorating the day in 1863 when Baha'u'llah declared His Mission to the world. Since then His followers have encircled the earth with His love and unity.
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