Interfaith

Opponent Of NY Islamic Center Becomes Advocate for Mosques Nationwide

January 24, 2011

Author: Dan Gilgoff

Source: CNN Belief Blog

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/24/opponent-of-ny-islamic-center-becomes-advocate-for-mosques-nationwide/?hpt=Sbin

When the Anti-Defamation League - a leading Jewish group devoted to fighting anti-Semitism and "all forms of bigotry" - came out against the construction of an Islamic center and mosque near New York's ground zero last...

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Sri Lankan Religious Leaders Form Peace Body

January 24, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The CathNews India

http://www.cathnewsindia.com/2011/01/24/sri-lankan-religious-leaders-form-peace-body/

The prime minister and religious leaders in Sri Lanka have jointly formed a peace body to promote communal harmony within the country.

 

Prime Minister Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Jayaratne and Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Muslim religious leaders inaugurated the...

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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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