Interfaith

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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Editorial: Marginalized Christians Should Embrace "Pluralism by Providence"

December 6, 2003

Source: World on the Web

http://www.worldmag.com/world/issue/12-06-03/closing_2.asp

On December 6, 2003 the evangelical Christian magazine World on the Web published an editorial by Marvin Olasky on the "providential" nature of religious pluralism in American society. According to the article, today "we have pluralism by providence, an abundance of factions religious and temporal. Some of us might wish that we lived in a different time, but that is coveting a...

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Non-Christian Religious Leaders Say Christmas Programs in Schools Okay

December 4, 2003

Source: The West Australian

http://www.thewest.com.au/20031205/news/general/tw-news-general-home-sto116654.html

On December 4, 2003 The West Australian reported, "Non-Christian religious leaders yesterday joined the outcry over moves to play down Christmas celebrations in State schools, saying they had no problem with Nativity plays and carols. Representatives of the Muslim, Buddhist and Jewish communities in Perth said Christian...

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London Rabbi Wins Religion Award from U.S. Presbyterians

December 4, 2003

Source: Presbyterian News Service

http://www.pcusa.org/pcnews/oldnews/2003/03524.htm

On December 4, 2003 the Presbyterian News Service (Office of Communication of the Presbyterian Church-USA) released a press release stating that Professor Jonathan Sacks, London's chief rabbi, had been awarded the 2004 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion by the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary for his book, The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid...

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