Professor Blaze presents talk on ‘Faith and the Earth Charter’
Posted on March 8, 2011, Tuesday
KUCHING: A talk, entitled ‘Faith and The Earth Charter’ by Professor Dr Peter Blaze Corcoran, from Florida Gulf Coast University was yesterday held at the Islamic Information Centre (IIC).
Organised by IIC, the talk was part of the centre’s core activities to carry out programmes and activities to promote a better understanding of Islamic ideas, its principles and values that transcend all cultures.
Blaze, who is an environmental studies and environmental education professor has been a faculty member at the College of the Atlantic, Swarthmore College, Bates College and a visiting professor in Australia. He is also a visiting professor at the Science University of Malaysia which is attached to the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies.
Among activities lined up by IIC for the month of March and April are an Islamic Family Seminar in Miri, a talk on Islam Across Cultures, launching of ‘Infoblast’ programme and a Friendly Comparative Religion programme.