Interfaith

A Room Of Their Own

January 22, 2011

Author: Dawn Baumgartner Vaughn

Source: The Herald-Sun

[http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/11093744/article-A-room-of-their-own?instance=main_article]

 

The room is about the size of an office. In fact, it once was an office. A wall is lined with cabinets and bookshelves. Another wall has a small Buddhist altar. A Hindu symbol is painted on the third wall, in front of which is a low altar. The fourth wall is the door.

 

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Wheaton College Promotes Religious Pluralism

January 22, 2011

Author: Hank Beckman

Source: The Wheaton Patch

http://wheaton.patch.com/articles/wheaton-college-promotes-religious-pluralism-2

In a time of economic uncertainty, frayed nerves and harsh public discourse, Wheaton College seeks understanding between two of the world’s great religions.

 

“We are in great need of wisdom on how to live in a world of religious pluralism,” Vincent Bacote,...

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Sikh Professor Teaches Religion At CLU

January 21, 2011

Author: Jean Cowden Moore

Source: The Ventura County Star

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jan/21/sikh-professor-teaches-religion-at-clu/

Rahuldeep Singh Gill tends to stand out at California Lutheran University, where he is the only religion professor who is not Christian.

 

Gill is a Sikh, a popular religion in the Punjab state of India, where he was born. And he wears a dastar, or turban, setting him...

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Healing the Interfaith Gap In Alabama With Dharmic Seva

January 20, 2011

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anju-bhargava/healing-faith-and-interfa_b_811956.html

The play of faith and interfaith became center stage on the very day that America was celebrating Dr. King's legacy when Alabama's governor, Robert Bentley, said, "Anybody here today who has not accepted Jesus Christ as their savior, I'm telling you, you're not my brother and you're...

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MLK Was an Interfaith Visionary, Too

January 17, 2011

Author: Eboo Patel

Source: The Huffington Post/USA Today

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eboo-patel/mlk-was-a-religious-visio_b_809874.html

One hundred years ago, the great African-American scholar W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote, "The problem of the 20th century will be the problem of the color line."

 

History proved DuBois correct. His century saw the struggles against, and ultimately the victory over,...

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