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Secular Bible Study

This data was last updated on 12 May 2020.
This organization is featured as an exemplary model for interfaith work in our section on Promising Practices. You can read the full profile here.

Address: Multiple locations, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Email: burton@circleofreason.org
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Acts of Faith

This data was last updated on 27 November 2020.

Address: Second Presbyterian Church, 5 North Fifth Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-514-4460
Website: http://www.theactsoffaith.org/
Mission: Acts of Faith is a faith inspired theatre festival that aims to leads people to explore their faith more deeply and to recognize that, even in their...

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Anglican Parish In Va. Settles Property Dispute With Episcopalians

February 20, 2011

Author: Michelle Boorstein

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/20/AR2011022004136.html?nav=rss_religion

A tiny, 133-year-old conservative Anglican parish near Leesburg has agreed to settle its part of a bitter, costly land dispute with the Episcopal Church. The case drew national attention in 2006 when a cluster of like-minded parishes in Virginia...

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Vatican Embarks On Unlikely Space Quest

February 20, 2011

Author: Duncan Kennedy

Source: BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12518714

After centuries of mistrust between religion and science, a new website has been set up by the Vatican and Italy's scientific community.

 

The website has information on everything from astronomy to theology, from space missions to philosophy and art.

 

It is being run jointly by the Vatican and the Italian Space...

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Scrutiny Of a Saintly Life Finds a Home Here

February 18, 2011

Author: Edward Eveld

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/02/18/2665852/scrutiny-of-a-saintly-life-finds.html

Sister Marie de Mandat-Grancey ministered to the poor and the sick in France and Turkey for decades. She died 95 years ago, but her work at the site of ruins in Ephesus brings Christians and Muslims together today, which seems miraculous in these times.

 

Clearly she...

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Interfaith Fellowship Day Speakers Build Bridges and Embrace Diversity

February 18, 2011

Author: Faith Hampton

Source: The Sun News

http://blog.cleveland.com/sunmessenger/2011/02/interfaith_fellowship_day_spea.html

Building bridges and embracing diversity was an easy topic for the speakers at the Interfaith Fellowship Day on Feb. 7.

 

The event was at Executive Caterers of Landerhaven.

 

Illene Rosewater, planning committee co-Chair, said this was the event’s...

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Theologians Discuss Reconciliation

February 17, 2011

Author: Isha Flores

Source: The Dartmouth

http://thedartmouth.com/2011/02/17/news/religion

To bring about peace between Christians and Muslims, the followers of both religions should realize that they worship the same God and that their greatest enemies are not each other, according to Miroslav Volf, a theology professor at Yale University Divinity School, and Ingrid Mattson, a professor of Islamic studies and Christian-Muslim relations at Hartford...

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Ten Commandments In School Stirs Fight In Va. District

February 17, 2011

Author: Kevin Sieff

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/16/AR2011021603808.html

Nearly 12 years ago, in the aftermath of the shootings at Columbine High School, officials quietly posted the Ten Commandments on the walls of Giles County public schools. It was a natural reaction, said residents of this rural county peppered with churches, to such an alarming moral...

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