Interfaith

Navy Chaplain's Program Embraces Diversity of Faiths Among Militairy Moms

December 11, 2003

Source: Sightings

On December 11, 2003 Sightings published an article by Rev. William E. Middleton, a Chaplain in the United States Navy, on his new program Baby's First Scripture. The program provides mothers of all faiths at the Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton a book of scriptures for their new-born children. The program seeks to be sensitive to "the rich variety of faiths in our pluralistic military" and provides Bibles as well as Korans, copies of the Book of Mormon, and Buddhist Scriptures to mothers and their children. Middleton writes, "There can...

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Princeton Celebrates Interfaith Holidays

December 11, 2003

Source: Daily Princetonian

http://www.dailyprincetonian.com/archives/2003/12/11/news/9354.shtml

On December 11, 2003 the Daily Princetonian reported that "the Religious Life Council sponsored an Interfaith Holiday Exhibit and information table featuring different religious holiday traditions. 'I think its really important to make sure all holidays are acknowledged,'said Ellen Horrow '04, an RLC member. 'Members of minority religions can sometimes feel...

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Nativity Play at British School Reflects Religious Diversity

December 11, 2003

Source: The Independent

http://education.independent.co.uk/schools/story.jsp?story=472036

On December 11, 2003 The Independent reported, "At Cranford Infant and Nursery School, the rehearsal for the nativity play is going well. The shepherds look a little nervous, the angels a little boisterous - it is no different here from hundreds of schools up and down the land as the nativity season gets under way. It is not every school, however, in which Mary will...

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South Carolina Forum Highlights Increasing Local Diversity

December 10, 2003

Source: The State

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/7455691.htm

On December 10, 2003 The State reported that "words of Christian and Baha’i scripture, Hindu chants, and prayers offered in the Lakota Sioux language welcomed a crowd of about 60 to USC’s Gambrell Hall Tuesday night. The diversity of the offered prayers reflected the reason they had gathered — a forum on the increasing diversity of South Carolina’s religious...

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Baha'i Study Course Reflects on "Life of the Spirit" in Participants' Lives

December 9, 2003

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story.cfm?storyid=263

On December 9, 2003 Baha'i World News Service reported, "British Baha'is explored creative ways to portray the themes of a popular study course on spirituality at a national festival held here last month. More than 1,200 people attended the festival, held from 7 to 9 November 2003, in the historic spa town of Scarborough, on the northeast coast of England. The Baha'is and their many...

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The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion

This data was last updated on 4 November 2020.

Address: 535 New Center One 3031 West Grand River Boulevard , Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-870-1500
Website: https://www.miroundtable.org/
Mission: Serving as a catalyst for change, The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion develops, organizes and empowers individuals and communities to advance equity and opportunity for all.

 

The Meeting House

This data was last updated on 29 October 2020.

Address: 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD 21045-3734
Phone: 410-730-4090
Email: kisha@OMInterfaith.org
Website: http://www.themeetinghouse.org/
Mission: The Meeting House is a community of faith that seeks to make God present in their lives and to work together for that purpose. In this effort, they commit ourselves to mutual respect, dialogue, cooperation,...

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University of Chicago Spiritual Life Office (Rockefeller Chapel)

This data was last updated on 15 October 2020.

Address: 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-834-1885
Email: jigna@uchicago.edu
Website: http://spirit.uchicago.edu/
Mission: University of Chicago Spiritual Life Office approaches with rigor questions about what it means to live in an interreligious era and to understand the spiritual and the philosophical as integrative for human life and endeavor.

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Bush Official Suggests that Pagans and Other "Fringe" Groups Won't Benefit from Faith Based Initiative

December 8, 2003

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A43967-2003Dec7.html?referrer=emailarticle

On December 8, 2003 The Washington Post reported that "H. James Towey, director of the White House's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, has stirred up a pot of trouble by suggesting that pagans don't care about the poor. Wiccans, Druids and other pagans across the country, along with the Washington-...

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Eras Senior Network

This data was last updated on 1 December 2020

Address: 2607 N Grandview Blvd, Suite 150 Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-549-3348
Email: Info@ErasWaukesha.org
Website: https://eras.org/
Mission: Eras Senior Network engages with and supports seniors, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers in leading meaningful lives.

 

Interfaith Forum Says Human Failings Responsible for Lack of Peace

December 7, 2003

Source: New Straits Times

http ://w ww.emedia.com.my/Current_News/NST/Monday/National/20031208074840/Article/

On December 7, 2003 the New Straits Times reported on a forum on "Religion and Violence: The Spiritual Response to Terrorism" held by the Malaysian Interfaith Network (MIN): "Speaking as chairman [of the MIN], [Datuk Anwar Fazal] saw much of the world not being at peace with itself because people were not at peace with themselves and, by that token, with others...Representatives of Islam, Christianity, Hinduism,...

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