Interfaith

Odyssey Networks Adds Six New Members to Its Ranks

May 3, 2010

Author: Mary Dickey

Source: Christian Newswire

http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/9167513780.html

Six distinguished organizations and three notable individuals from the worlds of faith and media have recently been admitted to membership in Odyssey Networks. They join 52 other members of the 23-year-old non-profit multi-faith organization, whose mission is to promote tolerance and to support causes such as peace and social justice. Odyssey...

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Hinduism Is Focus Of Meeting Of Religious Leaders

May 3, 2010

Author: Richard Newman

Source: North Jersey

http://www.northjersey.com/news/bergen/92647654_At_interfaith_event__host_offers_clarity_on_Hindu_view_of_God.html

"Gods, gods, gods," said theologian Rita Sherma, in a mildly exasperated tone. "Gods with an 's,' " she said.

That is the most common misperception in the non-Hindu world, she said: that Hindus believe in more than one god...

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Show Of Strength Against Symbols Of Hate

May 3, 2010

Author: Keith Edwards

Source: The Kennebec Journal

http://www.kjonline.com/news/show-of-strength-against-symbols-of-hate_2010-05-02.html

A swastika amateurishly scrawled in blue paint and stretching across both lanes of Outer Highland Avenue, near a Jewish family's home, should not be taken as representative of the community, several church leaders said Sunday.

Nor should it be taken lightly.

"When...

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Unexpected Hurdles At Jewish-Muslim Day Of Service

May 2, 2010

Author: Rashi Kesarwani

Source: The Orange County Register

http://www.ocregister.com/news/students-246884-new-horizon.html

It might not have been the Mideast peace process, yet good intentions still went awry Sunday when students from a Jewish school were unable to volunteer alongside students from a Muslim day school for an interfaith day of service.

Fifth- and sixth-graders from University Synagogue in Irvine, unaware of an O.C...

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Religious Leaders, Peace Activists Pray, Chant, Sing for Nuclear Disarmament

May 2, 2010

Author: Lynette Wilson

Source: Episcopal Life Online

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/79425_121958_ENG_HTM.htm

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori was among religious leaders and activists gathered in New York May 2 at the Church Center for the United Nations for "For Peace and Human Needs Disarm Now!" -- an interfaith convocation for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

"It's a very important witness by many, many faith...

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Religious Leaders, Peace Activists Pray, Chant, Sing for Nuclear Disarmament

May 2, 2010

Author: Lynette Wilson

Source: Episcopal Life Online

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/79425_121958_ENG_HTM.htm

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori was among religious leaders and activists gathered in New York May 2 at the Church Center for the United Nations for "For Peace and Human Needs Disarm Now!" -- an interfaith convocation for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

"It's a very important witness by many, many faith...

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Unexpected Hurdles At Jewish-Muslim Day Of Service

May 2, 2010

Author: Rashi Kesarwani

Source: The Orange County Register

http://www.ocregister.com/news/students-246884-new-horizon.html

It might not have been the Mideast peace process, yet good intentions still went awry Sunday when students from a Jewish school were unable to volunteer alongside students from a Muslim day school for an interfaith day of service.

Fifth- and sixth-graders from University Synagogue in Irvine, unaware of an O.C...

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A Religious Take On Climate Change

May 1, 2010

Author: Larry B. Stammer

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/may/01/local/la-me-beliefs-green-20100501

Were it not for the setting in a stately Romanesque cathedral near downtown Los Angeles, the gathering might have been mistaken for a political rally.

Many of the 90 people present signed cards to California's two U.S. senators urging them to support legislation to roll back greenhouse gas...

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A Religious Take On Climate Change

May 1, 2010

Author: Larry B. Stammer

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/may/01/local/la-me-beliefs-green-20100501

Were it not for the setting in a stately Romanesque cathedral near downtown Los Angeles, the gathering might have been mistaken for a political rally.

Many of the 90 people present signed cards to California's two U.S. senators urging them to support legislation to roll back greenhouse gas...

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2010 Apr 14

Pluralism Project at the “Educating Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Leaders for Service in a Multi-Religious World” CIRCLE Conference

Wed Apr 14 (All day) to Fri Apr 16 (All day)

Location: 

160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459
From April 14-16, 2010, the Pluralism Project participated in a conference organized by the Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership (CIRCLE) at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College entitled “Educating Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Leaders for Service in a Multi-Religious World: The American Seminary Conference.” Organized by Andover Newton Theological School, Hebrew College, and the Boston... Read more about Pluralism Project at the “Educating Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Leaders for Service in a Multi-Religious World” CIRCLE Conference
2010 Mar 26

Pluralism Project Participates in World Parliament of Religions at Fenway High School

(All day)

Location: 

174 Ipswich Street, Boston, MA 02215
On Friday, March 26, 2010, fifteen representatives of various religious traditions participated in a panel discussion at the World Parliament of Religions day at Fenway High School in Boston. The panelists included Pluralism Project Research Associate Zachary Ugolnik (Eastern Orthodox); Alex Kern (Quaker), director of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries; Harpreet Singh (Sikh), Harvard PhD student; and Rev. Hyunoh Kim of the Won-Buddhist Temple in Somerville. For the first part of the day, each of the representatives met with students who had studied their respective traditions in their... Read more about Pluralism Project Participates in World Parliament of Religions at Fenway High School
2010 Apr 07

Pluralism Project at the Religion Communication Congress 2010

Wed Apr 7 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)

Location: 

Chicago, IL
From April 7-10, 2010, the Pluralism Project participated in the Religion Communication Congress held in Chicago, Illinois. The Congress, held once every 10 years, brings together hundreds of communications professionals in an interfaith forum to learn new skills, to network, and to creatively respond to the current challenges in the field. The 2010 theme, “Embracing Change: Communicating Faith in Today’s World,” was explored by a number of plenary speakers, workshops, and special events. Pluralism Project Director Diana Eck presented in the same plenary with Dr. Ingrid Mattson, president of... Read more about Pluralism Project at the Religion Communication Congress 2010

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