Interfaith

Wheaton College Promotes Religious Pluralism

January 22, 2011

Author: Hank Beckman

Source: The Wheaton Patch

http://wheaton.patch.com/articles/wheaton-college-promotes-religious-pluralism-2

In a time of economic uncertainty, frayed nerves and harsh public discourse, Wheaton College seeks understanding between two of the world’s great religions.

 

“We are in great need of wisdom on how to live in a world of religious pluralism,” Vincent Bacote,...

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Sikh Professor Teaches Religion At CLU

January 21, 2011

Author: Jean Cowden Moore

Source: The Ventura County Star

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jan/21/sikh-professor-teaches-religion-at-clu/

Rahuldeep Singh Gill tends to stand out at California Lutheran University, where he is the only religion professor who is not Christian.

 

Gill is a Sikh, a popular religion in the Punjab state of India, where he was born. And he wears a dastar, or turban, setting him...

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Healing the Interfaith Gap In Alabama With Dharmic Seva

January 20, 2011

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anju-bhargava/healing-faith-and-interfa_b_811956.html

The play of faith and interfaith became center stage on the very day that America was celebrating Dr. King's legacy when Alabama's governor, Robert Bentley, said, "Anybody here today who has not accepted Jesus Christ as their savior, I'm telling you, you're not my brother and you're...

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Religious Leaders Urge Approval Of DuPage Mosque

January 19, 2011

Author: Serena Maria Daniels and Joe Ruzich

Source: The Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-willowbrook-mosque-20110119,0,4860135.story

Muslim leaders and representatives of other faiths are urging DuPage County officials to reject the recommendation of the county's Zoning Board and allow construction of a mosque near Willowbrook.

Proponents of the plan said Wednesday that...

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MLK Was an Interfaith Visionary, Too

January 17, 2011

Author: Eboo Patel

Source: The Huffington Post/USA Today

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eboo-patel/mlk-was-a-religious-visio_b_809874.html

One hundred years ago, the great African-American scholar W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote, "The problem of the 20th century will be the problem of the color line."

 

History proved DuBois correct. His century saw the struggles against, and ultimately the victory over,...

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Cleric: Muslims Have Role In Relationship Building

January 16, 2011

Author: Corey Williams

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/16/AR2011011600143.html

The cleric who became the public face of efforts to build an Islamic center near ground zero in New York began a national speaking tour Saturday night by urging Muslims to help "depoliticize" their faith and play a role in shaping...

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A Humanist Resolution to Overcome the Faith Gap

January 14, 2011

Author: Chris Stedman

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chris-stedman/my-new-years-resolution-c_b_808023.html

It may be mid-January, but I'm still thinking of Christmas.

 

The week between Christmas and New Year's Eve just might be my favorite of the year. It is the one time that my entire family gets together. We spend several days eating our favorite foods, catching up and...

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