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Train the Trainers

ToT 2011 Discussion

Participants learn about Islam and many other world religions during Training of the Trainers 2011.

Train the Trainers: Understanding World Religions and Interfaith Relations is a week-long non-credit certificate course offered each summer, designed for professionals, business people, religious leaders, social workers, and all those who are engaged in dealing with the other.

This course is designed to "train the trainers," teaching the faith and practices of a variety of world religions to foster better understanding and communication in daily life.  Living in this global world, it is essential for a successful career to know the faith and practices of the people you are dealing with.  This program will provide professionals with the necessary tools of communication, how to be respectful, and how to be aware of the religious needs of the other.

Train the Trainers will be taught by experts of world religions with featured activities and topical discussions including interfaith relations. This course also includes visits to religious centers of faith to understand worship and provide an opportunity to see these traditions as they are experienced by their communities.

This program will next be offered: Monday, August 18 to Friday August 22,  2014, 1:30pm - 8:300pm at Nazareth College, Golisano Academic Center,  Room # 235

Textbook:  The Illustrated World's Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions by Dr. Houston Smith
Available at and various local and internet book retailers.

Registration Fee: $169.00, which includes light suppers and visits to places of worship

Register through e-mail: or call at (585) 389-2963 and send a check to:

Nazareth College, Hickey center. For more information, Please open the file:

Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue

4245 East Ave

Rochester, NY 14618


For more information on this program, please e-mail

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