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    Bahá'ís of Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2018.

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    Address: Cambridge, MA 02138
    Website: http://cambridgebahai.us

    History In the past, the Bahá'í community in Cambridge centered around MIT's Bahá'í community. However, since 2013, the focus of the community has shifted from the university to the Area IV neighborhood in Cambridge. The Cambridge Bahá'í focuses on youth empowerment initiatives. Description of Center  Although the Cambridge... Read more about Bahá'ís of Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Pagan Awakening

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 July 2014.

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    Address: Cambridge, MA 02138
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/PaganAwakening http://paganawakening.org/ http://www.witchvox.com/vn/vn_detail/dt_gr.html?a=usma&id=36928

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    Ganeshe Temple

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2018.

    Phone: 617-298-7309
    History The Ganeshe Temple, situated in a white two-story home, is simple and plain, yet the story of the community who founded the small temple is complex and vibrant. Established in 1992, it serves as a religious center for Hindus from the Caribbean: most members are immigrants from the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, with a smaller number from the South American countries of Guyana and Suriname. Indians of diverse... Read more about Ganeshe Temple

    Vilna Shul

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 September 2018.

    Phone: 617-523-2324
    Email: jessica@vilnashul.org
    Website: http://www.vilnashul.org
    History The Vilna Shul began in the 1892, thirteen years after Eastern European Jews began moving to Boston in large numbers. Originally, its members gathered in their homes to pray, and then, in 1906, purchased the Twelfth Baptist Church, located at 45 Phillips Street in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. After... Read more about Vilna Shul

    Concord Area Humanists

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 July 2014.

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    Address: Concord, MA 01742
    Website: http://www.concordareahumanists.org/ http://www.meetup.com/concordareahumanists/ https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/cahumanists

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    Greater Worcester Humanists

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 July 2014.

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    Address: P.O. Box 20145, Worcester, MA 01602
    Website: http://www.meetup.com/worcesterhumanists/ http://www.worcesterhumanists.org http://www.facebook.com/worcesterhumanists http://www.facebook.com/greaterworcesterhumanists http://twitter.com/GWHumanists

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    City Profile: Boston, MA (2012)

    Since its founding in 1630, the city of Boston has been profoundly shaped by the religious communities that call it home. While the Freedom Trail commemorates many of the city’s earliest Christian influences, including Christ Church in the City of Boston (the famed “Old North Church” of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere”), the city’s religious landscape is much more diverse today. Nearly fifty Islamic centers, almost forty Hindu temples, over ninety Buddhist groups, six gurdwaras, and small but vital communities of Jains, Zoroastrians, the headquarters...

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    Death in Boston: Dying, Mourning, and Religious Difference (2014)

    This report explores the history and modern practices surrounding death and mourning in Boston's religious communities.

    Scholars and critics often point to an American tradition of death and mourning that dominates our culture’s funeral rites. It is at once derided and celebrated: for some, it represents a brutal scheme of extortion and abuse; for others a tasteful way to dispose of the dead.[1] For all, this tradition is a uniquely American event, one with no precedent in either American or Christian religious history.

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    Faith and Legal Work Interfaith Conference at Harvard Law School (2014)

    A network of five faith-based student organizations at Harvard Law School co-hosted the first Interfaith Conference on Faith & Legal Work on March 3, 2014. The conference brought together local practitioners, scholars, and students in the field to discuss the intersection of religious identity and professional practice. Organizers estimated that 60-70 participants, including law school students, divinity school students, and other community members, joined panel sessions and a reception at Wasserstein Hall at the Law School. Three panels comprised the event and highlighted...

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