Veritas Forums are university events that engage students and faculty in discussions about life’s hardest questions and the relevance of Jesus Christ to all of life. The forums are created by local university students, professors, and ministers while shaped and guided by the headquarter Veritas team.
Speaking of Faith
Speaking of Faith with Krista Tippett is public radio’s conversation about religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas. Each week, Tippett probes the myriad ways in which religious impulses inform every aspect of life and culture, nationally and globally. Speaking of Faith fills an important and neglected need in American media by addressing the intellectual and spiritual content of religion head-on, illuminating the ideas and practices that form the headlines from the inside.
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Dr Ramachandra was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He holds bachelors and doctoral degrees in nuclear engineering from the University of London. Instead of pursuing an academic career, he returned to Sri Lanka in 1980 and helped to develop a Christian university ministry in that country. In 1987 he was invited to serve as the South Asian Regional Secretary for IFES, a global partnership of over 130 autonomous and indigenous university student movements. His multi-faceted role includes giving public lectures and seminars in universities and helping Christian graduates respond as Christians to some of the social, cultural and political challenges in national contexts throughout Asia. He has taught in theological seminaries and conferences worldwide. Vinoth Ramachandra lives in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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The needs shown in this catalog reflect World Vision projects at the time of writing and the suggested donation amounts are based on periodic surveys of the countries we serve. Each item is representative of the gift category in which it appears and donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most within that category or to address a similar need.