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The Canisius College Video Institute production of the October episode of Kaleidoscope premiered earlier this month on WGRZ-TV 2. This 30-minute television program celebrates the religious diversity of our region and is produced in conjunction with the Network of Religious Communities. Kaleidoscope will rebroadcast today, Friday, October 30 at 6:35 p.m. on Time Warner Cable 20, and Sunday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. on Time Warner 6 in Olean.

On this episode of Kaleidoscope, host Stan Bratton, PhD, speaks with Surjit Singh, PhD and Jonathan Lawrence, PhD, about the meaning of the Holy Scriptures in each of their religious traditions.  Singh is a member of the Sikh Societies of Western New York and Jonathan Lawrence, PhD, is an associate professor of religious studies at Canisius and a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in North Tonawanda.

Next, Bratton speaks with Buffalo native and Maryknoll Priest, Father Douglas May, about Egypt and his experiences while living there during the chaotic changes of these last several years.

Students in the Canisius College Video Institute produce Kaleidoscope under the guidance of Jamie O’Neil, associate professor of digital media arts and co-director of the video institute and Paula Angelis-Stein ‘86, MS ‘02.

Submitted by: Barbara Irwin, PhD, professor, communication studies