Interfaith

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)

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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.”

Interfaith Gathering Outside Hamden Mosque to Protest Vandalism

February 25, 2011

Author: Brian Burnell

Source: NECN

http://www.necn.com/02/25/11/Interfaith-gathering-outside-Hamden-mosq/landing_newengland.html?blockID=427941&feedID=4206

A mosque in Connecticut has been targeted by vandals for the third time. So, people from all faiths gathered outside an Islamic center in Hamden on Friday to protest the repeated acts of vandalism.

 

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2011 Feb 15

Pluralism Project Screens Fremont, USA at Lasell College

(All day)

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Lasell College, 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Auburndale, MA 02466, USA
On February 15, Pluralism Project Research Director Elinor Pierce led a screening of the film Fremont, USA: A City’s Encounter with Religious Diversity. The screening was organized for Dr. Dana Janbek’s “Intercultural Communication” courses at Lasell College and was open to the entire college. Following the screening, Ellie led a Q&A session with audience members, responding to questions at the intersection of religion and communication, and relating the film’s core issues to the context of Greater Boston.

Hindu Americans Promote Pluralism At PantheaCon 2011

February 23, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hafsite.org/Hindu_Americans_Promote_Pluralism_PantheaCon_2011

Over 2300 people from around the world gathered at the Double Tree Hotel in San Jose, CA this past President’s Day weekend to attend PantheaCon 2011, an event dubbed to celebrate and honor the Pagan and Ethnic Religious Traditions. This year’s program also featured presentations by the...

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Demonstrations Held Outside King’s Office Ahead Of Hearings On Radical Islam

February 22, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: CBS News New York

Wire Service: AP

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/02/22/demonstrations-held-outside-kings-office-ahead-of-hearings-on-radical-islam/

New York Congressman Peter King wants to investigate why Muslims are becoming more radical here in the United States.

 

But as CBS 2’s Demetra Ganias...

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United Methodist Church Donates to Sand Creek Massacre Learning Center

February 22, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Country Today Media Network

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/02/united-methodist-church-donates-to-sand-creek-massacre-learning-center/

To recognize how the United Methodist Church (UMC) played a role in the Sand Creek Massacre, it has donated $50,000 to the National Park Service for the development of the Sand Creek Massacre...

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A Muslim, a Christian, a Sikh and a Hindu Walk into a College Dorm Room...and Discover World Peace

February 21, 2011

Author: Qasim Rashid

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/qasim-rashid/a-muslim-a-christian-a-si_b_826157.html

So the story begins like this. Four students, an Ahmadi Muslim, a Protestant Christian, a Sikh and a Hindu are crammed into a tiny dorm room at Princeton University. Each comes out three days later, having discovered the solution for world peace. Yeah, seriously.

From Egypt to America: A New Age Of Idealism

February 21, 2011

Author: Eboo Patel

Source: The Washington Post

http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2011/02/egyptian_movements_american_mo.html

There's an electric energy amongst the hundred or so student interfaith leaders gathered at the Coming Together conference at Princeton University: people their age, doing the things they do, just accomplished what most experts and analysts considered impossible...

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Famed Islamic School Riven By Battle for Control

February 21, 2011

Author: Ravi Nessman

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/21/AR2011022101822.html

One of the world's most revered schools of Islamic learning, whose strict interpretations of the Quran inspired the Taliban, is facing a revolt against its newly appointed reformist leader - an MBA with a Facebook fan page.

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Utah's Religious Community Comes Together In the Tabernacle On Temple Square to Celebrate Diversity

February 20, 2011

Author: Spencer Garn

Source: The Deseret News

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705367138/Utahs-religious-community-comes-together-in-the-Tabernacle-on-Temple-Square-to-celebrate-diversity.html

With her hair pulled back under a hijab, an Islamic headdress, Sonya Cherifi sat on a pew in the Tabernacle on Temple Square beside her Mormon parents watching...

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