UVI Religious Studies Conference 2000

On 30th November Woodford's Religious Studies Department brought
the Upper Sixth to Ilford Library to discuss the big question of 'Suffering'.

Rabbi Forta
Jewish Education Link
In the morning a number of Guest Visitors from a variety of religious backgrounds were invited to help our students formulate their ideas...

Deacon Alex Cumber
Church of England

Devam Hendry
Campaign for Tibet
Jamyang Buddhist Centre

Woodford's own Shazia & Fareeha

Sr Arti Lal
Brahma Kumari

Some of the questions we addressed
Who is responsible for suffering in the world?
Is suffering simply the absence of goodness?
Is it possible to live without suffering?
Is suffering the result of human sin?
Do we need suffering?
Can suffering sometimes do us good?
Is suffering an illusion?
Is suffering a misunderstanding?

  In the Afternoon the conference was pleased to welcome its Guest Speaker, Indryesh Dasa from the International Society for Krishna Consciousness  

...and the two Mr. Bs of the RS Department were on hand to ensure everything ran smoothly!

Click on a picture below to see the complete version
(NB. thumbnails are cropped)

Click here to see pictures from the 1999 Conference