CAMDEN - Rutgers-Camden will host an interfaith forum on Friday for local religious leaders to discuss ways to foster more social justice in Camden and beyond.
A panel of speakers includes Rabbi David Rabeeya, author of the book A Humanistic Siddur of Spirituality and Meaning; Imam Faheem Leah of Quba Islamic Center in Camden; the Rev. Marilyn Dixon-Hill of Camden Bible Tabernacle; the Rev. Martin Gutwein of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Camden; and Kristen Zielinski-Nalen of St. Anthony Padua Roman Catholic Church in Camden.
The forum, titled "Religions Working Together for Social Justice: An Interfaith Conference," is being organized by M.A. Rafey Habib, a Rutgers English professor, and the students in his "Literatures of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity" course. He and his students will talk about their visits to mosques, synagogues and churches. The talk is free and open to the public. It will be held in Room 121 of Armitage Hall, on Fifth Street between Cooper Street and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.