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NAINConnect (2012)

The 2012 NAINConnect was held from July 15-18, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia and hosted by Interfaith Community Initiatives and Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta, two local Atlanta organizations that aim to promote understanding and interaction among the diverse faiths in … Continue reading

NAINConnect (2010)

Founded in 1988, the North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) “is a non-profit association of interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States.” NAIN holds annual NAINConnect conferences for members and affiliates. These conferences, which are hosted in … Continue reading

Sacred Space: Practices and Potentials (2006)

  Research by Laine Walters The Pluralism Project, Harvard University A local comparative campus study In addition to their academic aspirations, students from immigrant backgrounds bring the diversity of their spiritual beliefs, ethical mores and religious practices to colleges and … Continue reading

Parliament of the World’s Religions (2009)

The world is shrinking. International videoconferences, YouTube, email, Facebook, nonstop international flights, Skype and so forth are indicators of modern globalization. People from all parts of the world are interacting with unprecedented speed, frequency, and ease, yet all of these … Continue reading

The Faith Quilts Project (2006)

Update and Upcoming Events The Faith Quilts Project has provided the following update: We now have 56 collaborative quilts completed or in progress. Thirty-five quilt-makers are working with faith communities and interfaith youth and adults on quilts that represent such … Continue reading

Gujarati Hindu Temples in Metropolitan Houston (2007)

The Gujarati community in the Houston metropolitan area includes more than twenty-five thousand persons and is part of a wider Asian-Indian population in the city [1]. Gujaratis have exhibited remarkable patterns of assimilation and adaptation, and have become fully integrated … Continue reading

32nd Annual ICNA-MAS Convention (2007)

On the first weekend of July, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and Muslim American Society (MAS) held their 32nd annual three-day national convention in Hartford, Connecticut. Both ICNA and MAS are non-profit national Muslim associations with divisions in … Continue reading

American Muslim Music (2007)

Islamic worship is rooted in oral and aural experience. Qur’an in Arabic means recitation; the literal word of God as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad is not a text to be read silently, but a text to be recited and … Continue reading