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Needham Interfaith Habitat

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Contact Information

Address: PO Box 414, Needham Heights, MA 02494
Email: info@needhamhabitat.org
Website: http://www.needhamhabitat.org

History Habitat for Humanity is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization whose participants, representing many different faiths and diverse backgrounds, are bound by the common goal of helping people own decent homes who would otherwise not be able to do so. Habitat was... Read more about Needham Interfaith Habitat
2011 Apr 01

Workshop with MIT Addir Fellows

(All day)

The Walker Center

MIT Addir Fellows

In April 2011 Assistant Director Kathryn Lohre offered a case study workshop to the MIT Addir Fellows during their spring retreat. The MIT Addir Fellows are graduate and undergraduate students who commit to weekly dialogue in small groups, monthly speakers’ presentations, and two mini-retreats over the course of the academic year. The program’s mission is “to equip individuals of different faiths with the skills to engage with and understand those from...

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2011 May 02

Pluralism Project Hosts Interfaith Coalition for Peace in New Delhi

(All day)

Location: 

2 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On May 2, 2011 the Pluralism Project hosted a visit from Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood, president of the Interfaith Coalition for Peace (ICP) based in New Delhi, India. ICP is “a secular non profit organization enabling people to achieve the full realization of their rights as human beings” which is “simultaneously involved in non-formal interfaith, academic courses and advocacy of community care.” For more information, see: http://www.icpindia.org/index.htm
2011 Apr 01

Research Director Participates in Advisory Meeting for “Multi-Faith Spaces” Project at the University of Manchester

(All day)

Location: 

Manchester, UK
In Apri 2011 Research Director Elinor Pierce participated in the advisory council meeting of “Multi-Faith Spaces: Symptoms and Agents of Religious and Social Change” at the University of Manchester. As noted on the project website, “This project investigates Multi-Faith Spaces (MFS) not only as symptoms of socio-religious change, but also in terms of their ‘agentic role’ as spaces with the potential to influence and modify relations between religious and secular worlds/worldviews. …Do MFS encourage pluralism or merely... Read more about Research Director Participates in Advisory Meeting for “Multi-Faith Spaces” Project at the University of Manchester
2011 Jun 16

Fremont, USA Screening and Panel Hosted by Tri-City Interfaith Council

(All day)

Location: 

4360 Central Ave, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
On June 16, 2011 the Tri-City Interfaith Council of Fremont, Newark, and Union City California sponsored a screening of our documentary, Fremont, USA. The film explores how the city of Fremont, California – the most religiously diverse city of its size in the US – responded in an extraordinary way to the tragic murder of Alia Ansari, a Muslim woman, in 2006. The screening and interfaith panel discussion was hosted at Centerville Presbyterian Church at 360... Read more about Fremont, USA Screening and Panel Hosted by Tri-City Interfaith Council

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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Panel Discusses Religious Differences

February 28, 2011

Author: Tom Evans

Source: The Stamford Times

http://thestamfordtimes.com/story/500194

In an effort to dispel preconceived ideas about faith that have too often been driven by suspicion, prejudice and misunderstanding, the InterFaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut and the Mayor's Multicultural Council of Stamford presented a panel discussion featuring Stamford religious leaders called "My Neighbor's Faith" on Sunday afternoon at the auditorium in the...

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2011 Feb 09

Pluralism Project Hosts Author of Growing Up Global

(All day)

Location: 

2 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On February 9, the Pluralism Project welcomed Homa S. Tavanger, author of Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be at Home in the World, as a special guest. She spoke to staff and student researchers about the links between global citizenship and the challenges of parenting in multi-religious America. Ms. Tavanger, who is active in the interfaith movement in her native Philadelphia, was in town to speak to a Greater Boston Business Network event, co-sponsored by... Read more about Pluralism Project Hosts Author of Growing Up Global
2011 Feb 25

Pluralism Project Cases Used in Auburn Case Studies Minimester

(All day)

Location: 

475 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10115, USA
Pluralism Project case studies were again featured in the 2010 fall minimester course sponsored by Auburn Theological Seminary entitled, “Religious Leadership in a Multifaith World.” Seminary students from six schools in the New York region took part in case discussions of religious and civic leadership, “analyz[ing] each scenario with colleagues from different faith backgrounds, and then reflect[ing] on what kind of leadership they hope to offer in such a situation.”

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