Interfaith group leader to speak at Saratoga Foothill Club Feb. 22
By KHALIDA SARWARI
A gathering of Christians, Jews and Muslims under one roof is not necessarily a common sight, but if Rod Cardoza had his way, it would be the norm. Ten years ago, the San Jose-based anthropologist founded an organization that seeks to bring members of the three faith communities together to alleviate poverty. Saratoga residents will have a chance to hear about the work Cardoza’s organization is doing later this month at the Saratoga Foothill Club.
Cardoza’s organization, Abrahamic Alliance International, operates on two main principles: education and community service. It achieves the first by bringing in world-class experts in theology to give graduate-level seminars on Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities. What
distinguishes these scholars from others is that, in addition to their own religion, they are well-versed in at least one other monotheistic religion, said Cardoza… (see full article in The San Jose Mercury News, Saratoga News).