Interfaith

Interfaith Group Spreads the Word In Marlborough

January 8, 2011

Author: Kathy Uek

Source: The MetroWest Daily News

http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x198684497/Interfaith-group-Spreads-the-Word-in-Marlborough

Shelby Magid, a Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School senior, lives her dream of reducing prejudices.

 

Knowing Shelby's involvement in the community, Ann Kramer, an adviser of the Breaking Barriers club, recommended she join Camp IF....

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Egypt's Muslims Attend Coptic Christmas Mass, Serving As 'Human Shields'

January 7, 2011

Author: Yasmine El-Rashidi

Source: Ahram Online

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/95/3365/Egypt/Attack-on-Egypt-Copts/Egypts-Muslims-attend-Christian-Coptic-mass,-servi.aspx

Egypt’s majority Muslim population stuck to its word Thursday night. What had a been a promise of solidarity to the weary Coptic community, was honoured, when thousands of Muslims...

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Botánicas: Laboratories Of Faith

January 4, 2011

Author: Paul Cox

Source: BushwickBK

http://bushwickbk.com/2011/01/04/botanicas-laboratories-of-faith/#

Brooklyn has long been called the City of Churches, but houses of faith can come in unexpected guises here. The lines between commercial and religious space, folk practice and church doctrine are seldom less clear than in Bushwick’s many botánicas, dealers in ritual goods and services and laboratories of religious...

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Local Religious Leaders Respond to Billboard

January 4, 2011

Author: Rikki Klaus

Source: WHNT 19 News

http://www.whnt.com/news/whnt-billboard-reaction,0,2544518.story

There's a sign that's firing people up across north Alabama. An Atheist organization paid for a billboard in Huntsville that says "You KNOW they're all SCAMS" and displays various religious symbols. The Interfaith Mission Service is voting Wednesday on whether to put up a sign of its own ... defending those religions. They say it...

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Church Pushes for Tolerance, Understanding Among Muslims and Christians

January 3, 2011

Author: Sarah Dopson

Source: The Montgomery Village Patch

http://montgomeryvillage.patch.com/articles/church-pushes-for-tolerance-understanding-among-muslims-and-christians

With religious differences at the root of so many worldly conflicts, members of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church are promoting tolerance at home and trying to bridge the gap in interfaith understanding.

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Where Rooting For the Ravens Means Wearing a Purple Turban

January 3, 2011

Author: Ron Cassie

Source: The Dundalk Patch

http://dundalk.patch.com/articles/where-rooting-for-the-ravens-means-wearing-a-purple-turban

Fall and winter Sundays are hectic at Dundalk's North Point Liquor & Bar. Fans come early to buy carry out beer and other supplies when the Baltimore Ravens are playing on television, loading up for home parties.

Others duck into the bar to watch the game on the...

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Jacksonville Imam’s Interfaith Work Hooks Gov.-Elect Rick Scott

January 2, 2011

Author: Jeff Brumley

Source: The Florida Times-Union

http://jacksonville.com/news/florida/2011-01-02/story/jacksonville-imam%E2%80%99s-interfaith-work-hooks-gov-elect-rick-scott

Jacksonville Imam Enrique Rasheed sees no spiritual or political contradictions in praying for and with conservative Christians and Republicans, many of whom are openly distrustful of Muslims these...

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Bangor Churches Look to the East, Teach Courses Such as Tai Chi

January 2, 2011

Author: Judy Harrison

Source: The Bangor Daily News

http://www.bangordailynews.com/story/bdn/Bangor-churches-look-to-the-East-teach-courses-such-as-tai-chi,162933

Once a week a small group of men and women gathers in the parlor of the Hammond Street Congregational Church for group meditation.

 

A block away at Grace United Methodist Church on Union Street, a retired...

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