Interfaith

Dr. Karen Pechilis, Dr. Wesley Ariarajah, Dr. Dorothy Austin, Dr. Christopher Taylor, Indira Govindan, and Paul Dodenhoff

Dr. Karen Pechilis led a group of researchers in mapping the historical religions new to the American context in northern and central New Jersey. Their work began in 1999 and with an emphasis on communities that had built, or were currently engaged in building, houses of worship. The project focused on Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism and explored issues of community and identity in these traditions in the American context. Issues of the continuity with tradition and the challenge to traditional formulations as well as the American context informed the inquiry. A group of six academics at Drew University constituted the core working group for this study, including:

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Drew University
Madison, NJ

Grove Harris

Grove Harris served as the Managing Director for the Pluralism Project through January, 2007. She began working with the Pluralism Project in 1994, first...

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Speaker, Educator, Consultant
Cambridge, MA

Dr. David Damrel

Dr. David Damrel became a Pluralism Project affiliate in 2002 while teaching religious studies at Arizona State University. He developed a course to engage... Read more about David Damrel
ddamrel@uscupstate.edu
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Rachel Antell

Rachel Antell received an MTS from Harvard Divinity School in 1992 and an MA in documentary film and video from Stanford University in 2001. Her production... Read more about Rachel Antell
Documentary Filmmaker
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Patrice Brodeur

Dr. Patrice Brodeur has been involved with the Pluralism Project since the early 1990s and an affiliate since 1999. From 1999-2004, he directed the...

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University of Montréal | Montréal, Canada
KAICIID Dialogue Centre | Vienna, Austria

Dr. Carlos Arboleda

The Project for Religious Pluralism in Colombia, directed by Dr. Carlos Arboleda Mora, studies the religious diversity in Colombia with a focus on...

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Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Medellín, Colombia

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