Interfaith

Demonstrations Held Outside King’s Office Ahead Of Hearings On Radical Islam

February 22, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: CBS News New York

Wire Service: AP

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/02/22/demonstrations-held-outside-kings-office-ahead-of-hearings-on-radical-islam/

New York Congressman Peter King wants to investigate why Muslims are becoming more radical here in the United States.

 

But as CBS 2’s Demetra Ganias...

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Famed Islamic School Riven By Battle for Control

February 21, 2011

Author: Ravi Nessman

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/21/AR2011022101822.html

One of the world's most revered schools of Islamic learning, whose strict interpretations of the Quran inspired the Taliban, is facing a revolt against its newly appointed reformist leader - an MBA with a Facebook fan page.

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A Muslim, a Christian, a Sikh and a Hindu Walk into a College Dorm Room...and Discover World Peace

February 21, 2011

Author: Qasim Rashid

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/qasim-rashid/a-muslim-a-christian-a-si_b_826157.html

So the story begins like this. Four students, an Ahmadi Muslim, a Protestant Christian, a Sikh and a Hindu are crammed into a tiny dorm room at Princeton University. Each comes out three days later, having discovered the solution for world peace. Yeah, seriously.

From Egypt to America: A New Age Of Idealism

February 21, 2011

Author: Eboo Patel

Source: The Washington Post

http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2011/02/egyptian_movements_american_mo.html

There's an electric energy amongst the hundred or so student interfaith leaders gathered at the Coming Together conference at Princeton University: people their age, doing the things they do, just accomplished what most experts and analysts considered impossible...

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Utah's Religious Community Comes Together In the Tabernacle On Temple Square to Celebrate Diversity

February 20, 2011

Author: Spencer Garn

Source: The Deseret News

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705367138/Utahs-religious-community-comes-together-in-the-Tabernacle-on-Temple-Square-to-celebrate-diversity.html

With her hair pulled back under a hijab, an Islamic headdress, Sonya Cherifi sat on a pew in the Tabernacle on Temple Square beside her Mormon parents watching...

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The Importance Of Seva and Social Justice For Inner Transformation

February 19, 2011

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anju-bhargava/hindu-aeva-and-social-jus_b_824360.html

On the surface, emphasis in the Hindu and Dharmic (eastern) traditions appears to be primarily on inner self realization. We are encouraged to engage in community service as a transformation practice, sadhana, without personal recognition or publicity. Our underlying Vedic philosophy,...

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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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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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Anju Bhargava: An Interfaith Journey

February 17, 2011

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: Odyssey Networks

http://www.odysseynetworks.org/video/odyssey-networks/anju-bhargava-an-interfaith-journey

Interfaith harmony requires first recognizing boundaries -- our own and those of others, says Anju Bhargava, founder of Hindu American Seva Charities, an Odyssey member. Then, harmony requires respecting differences and finding ways to support each other. Bhargava was a member...

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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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80+ Long Island Faith Leaders Call on Rep. Peter King to Cancel Muslim Hearings

February 17, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Faith In Public Life

http://faithinpubliclife.org/content/press/2011/02/80_long_island_faith_leaders_c.html

Over 80 people of faith from Long Island, including Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and interfaith leaders, sent a letter today to Representative Peter King (R-NY), urging him to cancel his planned Congressional hearings to investigate claims of "radicalization" in the American...

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Diana Eck & Kathryn Lohre: Common Ground In the Midst Of Differences

February 16, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Odyssey Networks

http://odysseynetworks.org/video/odyssey-networks/diana-eck-kathryn-lohre-common-ground-in-the-midst-of-differences

"Diversity does not create pluralism,” says Diana Eck, director, The Pluralism Project, Harvard University. "Pluralism takes effort." Eck and Kathryn Lohre, associate director and president-elect of The National Council...

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