Interfaith

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

Faith Members Unite

April 29, 2010

Author: Saadia Khan

Source: Muslim Public Affairs Council

http://www.mpac.org/article.php?id=1109

Recently, the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles hosted a "Meet the Faiths" forum moderated by Tavis Smiley of PBS. The panel included Pastor Rick Warren (Saddleback Church), Rabbi David Wolpe (Sinai Temple), Reverend Cecil "Chip" Murray, and Najeeba Syeed-Miller (Claremont School of Theology).

The conversation was centered around the effectiveness of interfaith...

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Faith Members Unite

April 29, 2010

Author: Saadia Khan

Source: Muslim Public Affairs Council

http://www.mpac.org/article.php?id=1109

Recently, the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles hosted a "Meet the Faiths" forum moderated by Tavis Smiley of PBS. The panel included Pastor Rick Warren (Saddleback Church), Rabbi David Wolpe (Sinai Temple), Reverend Cecil "Chip" Murray, and Najeeba Syeed-Miller (Claremont School of Theology).

The conversation was centered around the effectiveness of interfaith...

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Mojave Cross Case: a Signal On Religious Symbols

April 28, 2010

Author: Mark Sherman

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g8QO_ctQm-Ud4QJtkds1JkQu1-YQD9FCCASG2

The Supreme Court's conservative majority signaled a greater willingness to allow religious symbols on public land Wednesday, a stance that could have important implications for future church-state disputes.

By a 5-4 vote, the...

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Mojave Cross Case: a Signal On Religious Symbols

April 28, 2010

Author: Mark Sherman

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g8QO_ctQm-Ud4QJtkds1JkQu1-YQD9FCCASG2

The Supreme Court's conservative majority signaled a greater willingness to allow religious symbols on public land Wednesday, a stance that could have important implications for future church-state disputes.

By a 5-4 vote, the...

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Ban Issues Call for Religious Leaders to Foster Dialogue Between Cultures

April 27, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: UN News Centre

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=34497&Cr=Religion&Cr1=

Religious leaders have a vital part to play in promoting dialogue between different cultures and societies at a time when globalization has left many people feeling discontented, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told an international gathering of leaders.

In a message to the two-day World Summit of...

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Ban Issues Call for Religious Leaders to Foster Dialogue Between Cultures

April 27, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: UN News Centre

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=34497&Cr=Religion&Cr1=

Religious leaders have a vital part to play in promoting dialogue between different cultures and societies at a time when globalization has left many people feeling discontented, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told an international gathering of leaders.

In a message to the two-day World Summit of...

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Elon Weighs Options In Starting Multifaith Center

April 27, 2010

Author: Rachel Southmayd

Source: The Pendulum

http://www.elon.edu/pendulum/Story.aspx?id=3781

A committee of Elon University students, faculty and staff are working toward the building of a new facility on campus where everyone can learn about, practice and celebrate their religion.

As part of Elon's strategic plan, The Elon Commitment, a new multifaith center is in the works and will be constructed within the next 10 years.

The...

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Elon Weighs Options In Starting Multifaith Center

April 27, 2010

Author: Rachel Southmayd

Source: The Pendulum

http://www.elon.edu/pendulum/Story.aspx?id=3781

A committee of Elon University students, faculty and staff are working toward the building of a new facility on campus where everyone can learn about, practice and celebrate their religion.

As part of Elon's strategic plan, The Elon Commitment, a new multifaith center is in the works and will be constructed within the next 10 years.

The...

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Hundreds Gather for 7th Annual Phila. Interfaith Peace Walk

April 25, 2010

Author: Mike Dougherty

Source: KYW

http://www.kyw1060.com/pages/6886486.php?

Despite different religious beliefs -- and the unfavorable weather -- hundreds gathered for the 7th annual Philadelphia Interfaith Peace Walk.

The walk stopped at mosques, churches and synagogues to help people come to understand how other's worship.

Jim McGovern helps organize the event:

"I think of it as God, our father, and there's different paths to him. And...

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Service a Bonding Of Faiths, Environment

April 25, 2010

Author: Isadora Vail

Source: Austin American-Statesman

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/service-a-bonding-of-faiths-environment-621742.html

In the heart of downtown Austin on Sunday afternoon, people from different faiths gathered near a small fountain and meditation labyrinth for a ceremony to deepen their commitment to the environment.

Organizers at the Austin Interfaith Environmental Network said...

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Hundreds Gather for 7th Annual Phila. Interfaith Peace Walk

April 25, 2010

Author: Mike Dougherty

Source: KYW

http://www.kyw1060.com/pages/6886486.php?

Despite different religious beliefs -- and the unfavorable weather -- hundreds gathered for the 7th annual Philadelphia Interfaith Peace Walk.

The walk stopped at mosques, churches and synagogues to help people come to understand how other's worship.

Jim McGovern helps organize the event:

"I think of it as God, our father, and there's different paths to him. And...

Read more about Hundreds Gather for 7th Annual Phila. Interfaith Peace Walk

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