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International Society for Universal Dialogue: Hiroshima, Japan, June 1–5, 2007

International Society for Universal Dialogue: Hiroshima, Japan, June 1–5, 2007 NEWS AND VIEWS International Society for Universal Dialogue Hiroshima, Japan, June 1­5, 2007 Peter A. Huff Centenary College of Louisiana During the summer of 2007, I participated in the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Universal Dialogue (ISUD) in Hiroshima, Japan. Founded in 1989, the ISUD is an interdisciplinary professional organization committed to intercultural dialogue. Most of the members are philosophers, but other disciplines are represented as well. The keynote address on the Islamic just war theory was delivered by Prof. Hanafi Hassan (Cairo University). Papers from the Hiroshima conference can be found at http://www.isud.org. One morning participants at the meeting toured Hiroshima's beautiful Peace Memorial Park, which includes the Peace Museum, the famous A-Bomb Dome, and a number of other shrines dedicated to victims of the first wartime use of a nuclear weapon. Participants also took a day-long excursion to Miyajima Island, the site of the Itsukushima Shrine and the O-Torii (Grand Gate). The visit included a tour of the Daishoin Temple, headquarters of the Omuro branch of Shingon Buddhism, and a presentation from the temple's chief priest, Rev. Yoshida Shoyu. The day ended with a tea ceremony at Hambei-teien Garden. Between paper sessions, I http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

International Society for Universal Dialogue: Hiroshima, Japan, June 1–5, 2007

Buddhist-Christian Studies , Volume 28 (1) – Nov 14, 2008

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NEWS AND VIEWS International Society for Universal Dialogue Hiroshima, Japan, June 1­5, 2007 Peter A. Huff Centenary College of Louisiana During the summer of 2007, I participated in the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Universal Dialogue (ISUD) in Hiroshima, Japan. Founded in 1989, the ISUD is an interdisciplinary professional organization committed to intercultural dialogue. Most of the members are philosophers, but other disciplines are represented as well. The keynote address on the Islamic just war theory was delivered by Prof. Hanafi Hassan (Cairo University). Papers from the Hiroshima conference can be found at http://www.isud.org. One morning participants at the meeting toured Hiroshima's beautiful Peace Memorial Park, which includes the Peace Museum, the famous A-Bomb Dome, and a number of other shrines dedicated to victims of the first wartime use of a nuclear weapon. Participants also took a day-long excursion to Miyajima Island, the site of the Itsukushima Shrine and the O-Torii (Grand Gate). The visit included a tour of the Daishoin Temple, headquarters of the Omuro branch of Shingon Buddhism, and a presentation from the temple's chief priest, Rev. Yoshida Shoyu. The day ended with a tea ceremony at Hambei-teien Garden. Between paper sessions, I

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