Pluralism Project

From CD-ROM to Blogosphere: Religious Pluralism Comes Home

February 28, 2011

Author: Kathryn Lohre

Source: State of Formation

http://www.stateofformation.org/2011/02/from-cd-rom-to-blogosphere-religious-pluralism-comes-home/

In February of 1998, I returned to the wintry campus of St. Olaf College, a small Christian liberal arts school in rural Minnesota, after a five-month global study trip. It was a bewildering reverse culture shock back into my Norwegian Lutheran heritage;...

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Diana Eck & Kathryn Lohre: Common Ground In the Midst Of Differences

February 16, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Odyssey Networks

http://odysseynetworks.org/video/odyssey-networks/diana-eck-kathryn-lohre-common-ground-in-the-midst-of-differences

"Diversity does not create pluralism,” says Diana Eck, director, The Pluralism Project, Harvard University. "Pluralism takes effort." Eck and Kathryn Lohre, associate director and president-elect of The National Council...

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Launching "State of Dharmic Seva" Research Initiative

February 6, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindu American Seva Charities

http://www.hinduamericanseva.org/Press-release/february-6-2011

Hindu American Seva Charities (HASC) is expanding research to support seva (community service) in Dharmic (eastern tradition) institutions. HASC is proud to announce the launch of its new research initiative “State of Dharmic Seva” to understand key issues and find a common ground to resolve them. Seva...

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Sociologists to Research 'Who is a JewBu?'

February 3, 2011

Author: Charles Radin

Source: Brandeis NOW

http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2011/february/jewbus.html

Who are the JewBus? What is a JewBu?

 

These and other, more-sophisticated questions about the meeting of the distinctive cultures, traditions and practices of Judaism and Buddhism are being asked by two members of the Sociology faculty, Associate Professor Wendy Cadge and Assistant Professor Sara Shostak, in research they began...

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