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Welcome to the Religica Theolab

The Religica Theolab is always testing new ideas at home in the Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement (CEIE), where students, staff, faculty and allies bring new ideas to life.

The Theolab is dedicated to emerging opportunities that are developed in collaboration with students, staff, faculty, and local to international partners, who test the next generation of ideas, methods, and delivery systems.

Religica at CEIE draws upon religious traditions, spiritual pathways and indigenous wisdom, and works with the United Nations Environment Program, Councils of Churches in the world, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Church World Service, and additional NGOs.  

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Podcast: Compassionomics – The Act of Making Care Matter

April 2, 2023

Mia Baumgartner, Manager of Spiritual Care & Wellbeing, and the Joy in the Workplace Project at University of Washington Medical Center speaks with Spehar-Halligan Professor and CEIE Director, Michael Trice, about the book – Compassionomics:…

Podcast: New College and a Threat to Higher Education – An Interview with Dr. Amir Hussain

March 8, 2023

Dr. Amir Hussain is Chair and Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he teaches courses on religion. His own particular specialty is the study of Islam, focusing on contemporary…

Podcast: The Lived Experience of Forgiveness: Phenomenological and Psychological Perspectives

February 13, 2023

Steen Halling, PhD, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Seattle University, brings over four decades of study on the psychology of forgiveness. In this podcast, Center Director Dr. Michael Reid Trice asks Dr.…

Podcast: Starting with Why: Lead by Raising Consciousness

December 16, 2022

Rev. Dr. Chloe Breyer spoke with CEIE’s Director Dr. Michael Reid Trice about how her leadership as Director of the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY), which developed a pioneering curriculum in civics training for…

In this series, students, staff, faculty, and allies gather to engage around topics that challenge us today, such as mental health and climate change.

In this series, undergraduate students at the Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement interview their peers on the Pandemic, Exhaustion, and seeking Restoration.