Why does God need us? Why do we need God?

    "Five Days of Faith" on The Agenda with Steve Paikin
    Day 4: The Psychology of Faith
    Airs Thursday March 29 at 8 pm on TVO

    TORONTO, March 27 /CNW/ -

    On Air

    Why do people need to believe? Find out Thursday March 29 at 8 pm as
TVO's weeknight current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin,
presents day 4 of "Five Days of Faith": a fascinating look at God and religion
in the modern world, in depth and from many angles.
    In this live broadcast edition from the University of Toronto Munk Centre
for International Studies, host Steve Paikin, his guest experts and the live
audience will inquire into the reason why, according to the three major
monotheistic religions, God created the universe, and how that shapes the
nature of faith in God.

    Guest participants include:
     -  Shabir Ally, imam and president of the Islamic Information and Dawah
        Centre in Toronto
     -  Father Paul Pearson, Dean of St. Philip's Seminary, Toronto
     -  Leo Steiner, clinical psychologist and ordained rabbi
     -  Donald Carveth, psychoanalyst and professor of sociology and
        political thought, York University, Glendon College
     -  Jordan Peterson, clinical psychologist and professor in the
        department of psychology, University of Toronto
     -  Nada Conic, spiritual director and lecturer on Christian mystics


    What do you think? Why do people need to believe?

    Viewers are invited to share their own personal thoughts, perspectives,
or personal expressions of God and religion (e.g., photos, audio and video
clips), or ask questions of religious experts, by visiting tvo.org/the agenda
and looking for the "Five Days of Faith" link.
    Stay tuned for more specifics, including the guest lineup for the fifth
episode of "Five Days of Faith": Friday March 30: Secular Spirituality.

    To view a short video introduction, click here:

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enriching and fun learning experiences for children, offers support to their
parents, and encourages active citizenship through a range of media platforms
that allow for interaction and participation in our province. For more
information, visit www.tvo.org.

For further information:

For further information: TVO Communications: Anne Rubenstein, Telephone:
(416) 484-2881, Email: arubenstein@tvontario.org; Paul Ginis, Telephone: (416)
484-2600, ext. 2445, Email: pginis@tvontario.org

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