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Religious diversity growing in Norman, OK

August 18, 2003

Source: The Oklahoma Daily Online

http://www.oudaily.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2003/08/18/3f3e924101f15

On August 18, 2003 the Oklahoma Daily reported that "many religions can be found in the Norman [OK] community. In addition to Christian churches like the Roman Catholic, Methodist, Baptist and Mormon churches, Norman includes many residents of other faiths, including Jews, Muslims, Bahá'í, Buddhists and Hindus. For some, the search for meaning begins and...

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Post-9/11 Interfaith Groups Stand Test of Time

August 18, 2003

Source: Religion Newswriters Association

http://www.religionwriters.com/public/tips/081803/081803a.shtml

On August 18, 2003 the Religion Newswriters Association issued a report on the endurance of interfaith organizations formed in reponse to Sept. 11: "the initial interfaith worship services, open houses and dialogues after 9/11 sowed seeds of lasting relationships. Leaders and observers of interfaith efforts say that is most evident in grass-roots efforts...

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Mapping the Future of Interfaith Dialogue

August 16, 2003

Source: The Wichita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/mld/eagle/living/6543458.htm

On August 16, 2003 The Wichita Eagle reported that "informational dialogue has helped situations in which Christian and Islamic leaders differ sharply in opinions, said [Jane Smith, professor of Islamic Studies at the Hartford Seminary in Connecticut]. But confrontational conversations can't build inter-faith relationships... 'I don't know that type of conversation gets us very far,' she said. '...

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Wyoming's First Cultural Diversity Sumit

August 16, 2003

Source: Star-Tribune

http://www.casperstartribune.net/articles/2003/08/16/news/wyoming/e979ea0e5f290d1387af735900ba0136.txt

On August 16, 2003 the Star-Tribune reported that "the state's first Cultural Diversity Summit next week in Casper will highlight the pluralistic nature of Wyoming's people and address some of the problems that intolerance of that pluralism can cause... Presented by the Wyoming Department of...

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Christian-Muslim Relations Tense in Wichita

August 16, 2003

Source: The Wichita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/living/6543468.htm

On August 16, 2003 The Wichita Eagle reported that "a neighborhood flier announcing a Christian sermon on the dangers of Islam attracted a couple dozen new faces to Wichita's Pleasant Valley Church of Christ last month. 'Did you know that the events of 9/11 are virtually described in the Quran?' the flier stated... Among those in the audience were nearly a dozen Muslims. They left believing...

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Interfaith Gatherings in Memphis, Tennessee

August 16, 2003

Source: Go Memphis

http://www.gomemphis.com/mca/faith_values/article/0,1426,MCA_4076_2184829,00.html

On August 16, 2003 Go Memphis reported that "they started talking a few weeks after Sept. 11, 2001... Memphis Christians and Jews. Memphis Muslims and Hindus. Memphis Buddhists and Baha'is... Their first gathering was on neutral ground, a local public high school. Hundreds of people came from many religious traditions. They talked about what...

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Thich Nhat Hanh to Speak in Chicago

August 15, 2003

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/archives

On August 15, 2003 the Chicago Tribune reported that "Thich Nhat Hanh, a renowned Buddhist monk and prolific author... will bring his cross-cultural message to Chicago on Aug. 22, in a public talk titled 'Building a Century of Peace.' About 3,500 of the 5,000 tickets for the speech at Loyola University's Joseph Gentile Center have been sold, many of them to students and other young people, said Laurie Lawlor, an...

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Update: Interfaith Alliance President Opposes Appointment of Pipes

August 14, 2003

Source: The Interfaith Alliance

http://www.interfaithalliance.org/News/News.cfm?ID=4994&c=41

On August 14, 2003 the Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, president of The Interfaith Alliance, offered remarks at the National Press Club denouncing President Bush's impending recess appointment of Daniel Pipes to the U.S. Institute of Peace: "'Given Dr. Pipes’ record of unrelenting derogatory and inflammatory statements directed at Islam, I would have problems with this...

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Interfaith Citizen Corps

August 14, 2003

Source: Catholic News Service

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/20030814.htm

On August 14, 2003 Catholic News Service reported that "Bruce Netter and Sofian Abdelaziz are working together. Netter, a Jew, is manager of disaster relief services for Catholic Charities of the Miami Archdiocese. Sofian, a Palestinian, is director and counselor of the Miami-based American Muslim Association of North America... Netter described Citizen Corps as 'a national...

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