Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford is the site of the World Religions Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford is the site of the World Religions Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

More than 300 delegates expected for multi-faith conference in Abbotsford

Event takes place Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Columbia Bible College

Around 300 delegates are expected to gather for B.C.’s largest World Religions Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 12 in Abbotsford.

The 13th annual event runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia Bible College (CBC), 2940 Clearbrook Rd., and is followed by a dinner.

The theme of the conference is “How to Establish a Just Society?”

Scholars from nine faiths and philosophies present the unique perspectives offered by their respective traditions in establishing a just society.

The conference is organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada and aims to explore the teachings and practices of different religious and philosophical traditions.

The hope is that such mutual exploration will encourage better understanding and promote harmonious co-existence among the members of society.

The event will be moderated by CBC academic dean Gil Dueck.

Scholars representing Baha’i, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, Indigenous spirituality, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism will present their perspectives.

Visit WorldReligionsConference.ca for more information.

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