The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning is a collaborative enterprise of the University of St. Thomas and Saint John’s University (MN), and it also serves the College of Saint Benedict (MN), which shares a common curriculum with Saint John's. Its mission is to promote interfaith learning, friendship, and service among people of various religions.
Film and Interfaith Program on Religion in Prison will be Held at UST Feb. 19
The film “Pentecostalism in the Prisons of Rio” will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Anderson Student Center’s Woulfe Alumni Hall on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas. Following the film, which documents the work of Minnesotan Andrew Johnson on why Pentecostalism thrives among inmate populations in Rio de Janeiro, local prison chaplains Rashed Ferdous, Robert Klanderud and Rabbi Lynn Liberman will participate with Johnson in a panel discussion on the role of religion inside prisons in Minnesota and elsewhere.