Golden Rule Education

Religions of the World and the Golden Rule

Pinnacle Presbyterian Church | Chapel Library
25150 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ

We have a wonderful opportunity to learn about other faiths’ practice of the Golden Rule. Dr. Albert Celoza, Executive Director, Arizona Interfaith Movement, is leading an 8-week discovery of the core teachings of Asian religions and how these relate to Christian faith. Dr. Celoza will lead the class with textbooks by Michael Molloy, Experiencing the World’s Religions: Tradition, Challenge and Change. Dr. Celoza has taught political science, global studies and world religions for the past 30 years for Phoenix College, ASU and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He’s traveled the world extensively and offers a global perspective on religion.  We’re excited for you to join us for this unique opportunity with friends from all over the Arizona Valley!

You can also attend the class through Zoom .

Classes are every other Wednesday starting Jan. 10. Recordings of each class will be posted later that week.

Dr. Albert Celoza, Executive Director – Arizona Interfaith Movement

Week 1 – January 10

Academic Study of Religion and Indigenous Religions 
“Treat others as you would like to be treated.” Diné (Navajo) Nation
THIS WEEK’S HANDOUT

Week 2 – January 24

Hinduism
“This is the sum duty; do not do to others which would cause you pain if done to you.” 
VIDEO REFERENCED IN THIS WEEK’S CLASS
THIS WEEK’S HANDOUT

Week 3 – February 7

Sikhism
“Don’t create hatred with anyone as God is within everyone.”

THIS WEEK’S HANDOUT

Week 4 – February 21

Jainism
“A man should wander about treating all creatures as he himself would be treated.”

Week 5 – March 6

Buddhism principles
“Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful.”

Week 6 – March 20

Buddhist
traditions and practices

Week 7 – April 3

Taoism
“I am good to the man who is good to me; likewise, I am also good to the bad man.” 

Week 8 – April 17

Confucianism
“Do not do to others what you do not want them to do to you.”