Boston

2005 Apr 25

Acting on Faith Premiere

(All day)

Location: 

2 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On Tuesday, April 26, 2005, the Pluralism Project sponsored a premiere of Acting on Faith: Women and New Religious Activism in America, a documentary produced by Pluralism Project Affiliate Rachel Antell and narrated by Dr. Diana L. Eck. The film offers a glimpse into the lives and work of three American women: Laila Al-Marayati, a Muslim; Shamita Das Dasgupta, a Hindu; and Mushim Ikeda-Nash, a Buddhist. Through their stories, the film provides insight into the powerful streams of thought and action created by women... Read more about Acting on Faith Premiere
2005 Feb 16

Pluralism Project Student Research Conference 2005

(All day)

Location: 

12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
On February 16, 2005, Pluralism Project staff, students, and friends gathered in the Kresge Room at the Barker Center on the Harvard University campus to learn about thesis research by Harvard Seniors and other research conducted for the Pluralism Project. Dr. Diana Eck offered comments and refreshments were served. Presentations included:
  • Intimate Pluralism: Negotiating Religious Difference in the Jewish-Christian Family - Jane Caflisch
  • Creating Citizens: Religion, Diversity, and Political Participation at Catholic Charities of Santa Clara, CA - Katherine DiSalvo
  • ...
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Chicago Seminary Hopes to Join Other Faiths In Training Clergy

July 12, 2010

Author: Manya Brachear

Source: The Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/religion/ct-met-multifaith-seminary-20100712,0,5774227.story

A Chicago seminary plans to pioneer a new way to train clergy in the context of many faiths other than their own.

Meadville Lombard Theological School, a Unitarian Universalist seminary in Hyde Park, hopes to join Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Catholic...

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Chicago Seminary Hopes to Join Other Faiths In Training Clergy

July 12, 2010

Author: Manya Brachear

Source: The Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/religion/ct-met-multifaith-seminary-20100712,0,5774227.story

A Chicago seminary plans to pioneer a new way to train clergy in the context of many faiths other than their own.

Meadville Lombard Theological School, a Unitarian Universalist seminary in Hyde Park, hopes to join Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Catholic...

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Theological Schools’ Partnership Could Reshape Training

June 24, 2010

Author: Lisa Wangsness

Source: Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2010/06/24/theological_schools_partnership_could_reshape_clergy_training/

Leaders of Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre and Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago, which will become partners in a yet-to-be-named interreligious institution next summer, say...

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Norwood's Jain Center Celebrating Move This Weekend

June 23, 2010

Author: Lindsay Briggs

Source: Wicked Local Norwood

http://www.wickedlocal.com/norwood/news/x383299598/Norwoods-Jain-center-celebrating-move-this-weekend

Jitendra Vora, Sanjay Shah and Arti Mehta, all members of the Jain Center of Greater Boston, sat in a meeting room on June 21 at their new temple, located on Nichols Street, preparing for this weekend’s upcoming celebration.

Volunteers...

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Mass. Muslims Fire Back At Cahill Over Comments

June 10, 2010

Author: Caitlin Yoshiko Buysse and Russell Contreras

Source: The Bay State Banner

http://www.baystatebanner.com/local11-2010-06-03

Muslim leaders in Massachusetts fired back Friday at gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill, who they accused of making “bigoted” statements after Gov. Deval Patrick met with members of the Muslim community.

In a statement, a coalition of Muslim leaders called Cahill’s remarks “bigoted ......

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Religious Leaders Unite to Blast Cahill

May 29, 2010

Author: Michael Levenson

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/05/29/religious_leaders_unite_to_blast_cahill/

Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim leaders, adorned in the vestments of their respective faiths, stood shoulder to shoulder on the steps of a Roxbury mosque yesterday and strongly condemned state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill for...

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Cahill Draws Flak for Comments On Muslim Community

May 28, 2010

Author: Martin Finucane and Michael Levenson

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2010/05/cahills_comment.html

Governor Deval Patrick's campaign said today that gubernatorial challenger Tim Cahill was engaging in "fear-mongering" when he criticized Patrick's attendance last weekend at a forum with the Muslim community.

Patrick "has been and will remain committed to meeting with all...

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Holy City Exhibit Brings Faith Groups Together

May 28, 2010

Author: Rick Hellman

Source: The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

http://www.kcjc.com/201005289288/news/holy-city-exhibit-brings-faith-groups-together.html

Whereas the earthly Jerusalem has so often been the site of conflict and controversy, a model Jerusalem is bringing the three Abrahamic faiths together in the Kansas state capital. A Topeka synagogue, a mosque and an Episcopal church are co-sponsoring the...

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Invisible Communities, Part 4: Haitians Say They’re Haitian, Not African-American

May 12, 2010

Author: Bianca Vazquez Toness

Source: WBUR

http://www.wbur.org/2010/05/12/invisible-communities-iv

Rhode Milord LeBlanc teaches English as a second language at a Haitian nonprofit in Mattapan Square — the heart of Greater Boston’s Haitian community. Her students are mostly Haitian, with a smattering of immigrants from the Dominican Republic.

“Some people like me, I’m Haitian-American,” she says. “That...

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Invisible Communities, Part 4: Haitians Say They’re Haitian, Not African-American

May 12, 2010

Author: Bianca Vazquez Toness

Source: WBUR

http://www.wbur.org/2010/05/12/invisible-communities-iv

Rhode Milord LeBlanc teaches English as a second language at a Haitian nonprofit in Mattapan Square — the heart of Greater Boston’s Haitian community. Her students are mostly Haitian, with a smattering of immigrants from the Dominican Republic.

“Some people like me, I’m Haitian-American,” she says. “That...

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