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2014 Jun 15

Diana Eck and Catherine Cornille Co-Led Seminar on Teaching Interfaith Understanding

Sun Jun 15 (All day) to Thu Jun 19 (All day)

Professor Diana Eck, Director of the Pluralism Project, and Professor Catherine Cornille, Chair of the Theology Department at Boston College, co-led a four-day seminar on teaching interfaith understanding. The seminar, which was organized by the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and the Council for Independent Colleges, took place at Lesley University with site visits to local religious communities and, a welcome dinner hosted at the Pluralism Project.

Concord Area Humanists

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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Information about this center is no longer updated.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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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Information about this center is no longer updated.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

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Information about this center is no longer updated.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

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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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
2013 Nov 08

Pluralism Project at the Religion Educators Association Annual Meeting

(All day)

Location: 

Boston, MA, USA
Pluralism Project Research Associate Sarah Khan represented the Project at the 2013 annual meeting of the Religion Education Association. The conference was held in Boston and themed "Coming Out Religiously: Religion, the Public Sphere, and Religious Identity Formation." [caption id="attachment_47576" align="alignnone" width="1500"]Religion Education Association 2013 Pluralism... Read more about Pluralism Project at the Religion Educators Association Annual Meeting

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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2013 Oct 26

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America"

(All day)

Location: 

5 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108
On Saturday, October 26th, nearly one hundred people gathered at the Paulist Center in downtown Boston for "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America." A keynote address was delivered by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, former president of the Islamic Society of North America, and a panel discussion followed, focusing on the experiences of Muslim women post-9/11. Panelists also included Umm Juwayriyah, author of the book The Size of Mustard Seed, and Lietenant Colonel, Army Reserves Shareda Hosein. An information fair featuring many of the event's co-sponsors preceded and followed the lecture and... Read more about Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America"

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