Interfaith

Buddhists and Evangelical Christians Seek Common Ground in Portland

August 4, 2006

Source: Tricycle

http://www.tricycle.com/issues/editors_pick/3547-1.html

On August 4, 2006 Tricycle published a piece by Sallie Jiko Tisdale, "Not much had changed in the thirty years since I lived in a college dormitory. The cafeteria was still a tangle of formica-topped folding tables. There were still giant bins of Froot Loops and Cocoa Puffs and a mess of dishes piling up on racks outside the kitchen. The custom-made omelet was a new touch, and there was never a...

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Progressive Faith Bloggers Convention (2006)

Exploring a New Means of Interfaith Connection

The increase in Internet use brings with it increased representation of American religious diversity. Most centers listed in the Pluralism Project directory, for example, have a website with contact information, and many groups use email newsletters to communicate. In July 2006, a group of online writers met to discuss a particular aspect of religion on the internet: the rise of weblogs, which speak about faith from an individual, rather than an institutional, perspective.

This group of bloggers was...

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"Fourth Wave" Feminism Incorporates Tides of Spiritual Peace Activism

August 2, 2006

Source: Feminist.com

http://www.feminist.com/resources/artspeech/insp/spiritualwave.html

Feminist.com reported, "On September 11, 2001, California psychotherapist Kathlyn Schaaf was overwhelmed by a powerful thought. Watching the violent images on television, she suddenly felt the time had come to 'gather the women.' She wasn’t alone. Schaaf and 11 others who shared her response soon created Gather the Women, a Web site and communications hub that...

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Op/Ed: "Standing Up to Prejudice" by H.D.S. Greenway

August 1, 2006

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/08/01/standing_up_to_prejudice/

On August 1, 2006 The Boston Globe published a piece by its columnist, H.D.S. Greenway, "After his arrest, Brent Matthews, a 33-year-old trouble maker, said that rolling a pig's head into a mosque full of worshipers here last month was meant as a joke. However, this old mill town's 2,000 Somali...

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Sacred Circles at Washington National Cathedral

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 June 2014.

Phone: 202-537-6200
Email: webcomments@cathedral.org [office], dc.interfaith@gmail.com [home]
Website: http://www.nationalcathedral.org/learn/sacredCircles.shtml
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History of Sacred Circles

The Sacred Circles conferences at Washington National Cathedral are true celebrations of women’s spirituality. Begun in 1996...

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Graduates of Interfaith Seminary to Host Regular Multi-Faith Services

July 31, 2006

Source: Edinburgh News

http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1110122006

On July 31, 2006 Edinburgh News reported, "Multi-faith religious services for people who do not go to church are to be held in Edinburgh for the first time. Four interfaith ministers are to run a fortnightly 'universal service of worship' in a Newington community centre. They expect the congregation to consist mainly of people who believe in God but have become disillusioned with...

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Minority Faith Involvement in the Immigration Debates (2006)

In recent months, Muslim, Sikh and Hindu immigrants have organized to make their presence known and to vocalize their faith commitments to American ideals at stake in the national immigration reform debates. They have added poignant personal stories, diverse religious opinions, and budding political voices to the debate, offering a view of America seldom spotlighted. The unique combination of experiences and faith commitments these first, second, and third generation immigrants bring to the public square both challenges and supports America's national identity at a fundamental level....

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Muslim Public Affairs Council Condemns Murder in Seattle Synagogue

July 29, 2006

Source: Muslim Public Affairs Council

http://www.mpac.org/article.php?id=387

On July 29, 2006 Muslim Public Affairs Council reported, "The Muslim Public Affairs Council unequivocally condemns the murder of one person and the wounding of five others at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle yesterday afternoon. In addition, MPAC expresses its deep condolences to the Jewish Federation and the families of the victims and prays for the speedy recovery of those injured by this crime...

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SARAH - Spiritual and Religious Alliance for Hope

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 19 August 2014.

Phone: 949-584-7841
Email: sandehart@cox.net
Website: http://www.sarah4hope.org
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Mission Statement:

“SARAH was established as a group of interfaith women committed to making a difference in our community. We have created a group where we can discuss and expand our experiences of women's spirituality in the home, community, and the world. We want to learn about one another...

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Interfaith Group Holds Anti-Death Penalty Vigil Before Execution

July 27, 2006

Source: WVLT-TV

http://www.volunteertv.com/Global/story.asp?S=5088082

WVLT-TV reported, "A group promoting alternatives to capital punishment in our state is holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in Knoxville. Members of the Tennessee Coalition to Abolish State Killings are demonstrating their opposition to Wednesday morning's execution. Volunteer TV's Gary Loe has more from the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church where folks are holding a prayer...

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