Interfaith

On Common Ground: Neighboring Mosque, Synagogue Reach out to Close Cultural Gap

January 22, 2006

Author: Missy Ryan

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/01/22/on_common_ground/?p1=email_to_a_friend

A mosque and a synagogue that stand just a few hundred feet apart on a wooded Wayland road might seem like unusual -- and potentially uneasy -- neighbors.

But worshippers at the Islamic Center of Boston mosque and Temple Shir Tikva on...

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Archbishop Hosts Opening of Christian-Muslim Forum

January 21, 2006

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

http://www.irna.ir/en/news/view/line-20/0601212132153202.htm

On January 21, 2006 the Islamic Republic News Agency reported, "The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, is to host the inaugural meeting and formal launch of the Christian Muslim Forum next Tuesday, his office at Lambeth Palace in London has announced. The spiritual leader of the Church of England is to address the first meeting of the new interfaith group,...

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Military Chaplains Controversy Continues

January 20, 2006

Source: Religion and Ethics Newsweekly

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week921/feature.html

On January 20, 2006 Religion and Ethics Newsweekly ran a feature article on chaplains in the U.S. Military. Deborah Potter reports, "At Dallas Theological Seminary, it's recruiting day... Students at this evangelical Protestant seminary are prime targets for groups like the National Association of Evangelicals that endorse, or recommend, future military...

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The Gamaliel Foundation

This data was last updated on 21 October 2020.

Address: 5401 S Cornell Ave. Suite 301, Chicago IL, 60615
Phone: 312-357-2639
Email: info@gamaliel.org
Website: https://gamaliel.org/
Mission: The Gamaliel Foundation empowers ordinary people to effectively participate in the political, environmental, social and economic decisions affecting their lives....

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Opinion: "Religion is Alive and Well in the Public Square"

January 18, 2006

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/city/collin/opinion/stories/DN-north_goyal_18edi.ART.North.Edition2.136275cf.html

On January 18, 2006 The Dallas Morning News ran an opinion piece by Madan Goyal, chairman of the Plano National Day of Prayer Committee and a member of Thanks-Giving Square and the Texas Faith Network. "Too often lost in the debate...

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Humanistic Buddhism Conference Gets Underway

January 17, 2006

Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3409552

On January 17, 2006 the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported, "A major event in the Buddhist world quietly got under way Monday at the University of the West. The seventh International Conference on Humanistic Buddhism kicked off with a small gathering of some of the world's top Buddhist scholars, who will present papers during the weeklong conference. The University of the West... was founded in 1991...

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Celebration of MLK Day and Baha'i "World Religion Day" Coincide in Portsmouth

January 16, 2006

Source: Portsmouth Herald

http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/01162006/news/83082.htm

On January 16, 2006 the Portsmouth Herald reported, "Standing in what once was the center of the People’s Baptist Church, Valerie Cunningham shared her memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and her experiences growing up in Portsmouth during the civil rights movement... The church where King spoke as a young minister and Boston University student... was the location of a...

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Pluralism Project Film Acting on Faith Screened at Glastonbury Abbey

January 12, 2006

Source: The Hingham Journal

On January 12, 2006 The Hingham Journal reported, "Glastonbury Abbey's Inter-Religious Lecture Series, 'Listening to Other Voices: Religion and the World We Live In,' continues Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7:15 p.m. at Glastonbury Conference Center... The program features 'Acting on Faith: Women and New Religious Activism in America,' a documentary produced by Rachel Antell, narrated by Dr. Diana Eck. The film features three women: Dr. Laila Al-Marayati, who is the spokesperson and past president of the Muslim...

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Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding

This data was last updated on 14 October 2020.

Address: 77 Sherman Street, Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860-509-9556
Email: info@ccfiu.org
Website: http://www.ccfiu.org
Mission: CCIU promotes public awareness, understanding about, and respect for, Connecticut's religious pluralism through an array of programs and initiatives. CCIU's principal focus is on educating youth and adults about the world's religions, the values they share in...

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Opinion: "Interfaith, Not Infidel"

January 12, 2006

Source: San Mateo County Times

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/faith/ci_3395002

On January 12, 2006 the San Mateo County Times ran an opinion piece by Iftekhar Hai, president of the United Muslims of America Interfaith Alliance. "In my 15 years as an interfaith peace activist, I have been asked one question over and over again: Who are the 'kafirs' — 'infidels' — condemned in the Qur'an? Are they Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists,...

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