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An Excerpt from "The Hundred-Year Walk – An Armenian Odyssey"

An Excerpt from "The Hundred-Year Walk – An Armenian Odyssey"

by Dawn Anahid MacKeen

The following is a chapter from MacKeen’s book recounting how she finally meets the descendants of Sheikh Hammud al-Aekleh, whose family welcomed in her grandfather, saving his life. Some members of the family that greeted her in 2007 today are Syrian refugees themselves.

An Excerpt from "The Hundred-Year Walk – An Armenian Odyssey"

An Excerpt from "The Hundred-Year Walk – An Armenian Odyssey"

by Dawn Anahid MacKeen

The following is a chapter from MacKeen’s book recounting how she finally meets the descendants of Sheikh Hammud al-Aekleh, whose family welcomed in her grandfather, saving his life. Some members of the family that greeted her in 2007 today are Syrian refugees themselves.

Bahá’u’lláh – Founder of the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh – Founder of the Bahá’í Faith

by Marcus Braybrook

At this turbulent time, we need to hold on to Bahá’u’lláh’s message of hope. Voiced some 150 years ago, it deserves a high place among those who will influence the future story of the human spirit. In his teachings, Bahá’u’lláh anticipated many of the creative developments of the twentieth century.

 

About International Women's Day (March 8)

About International Women's Day (March 8)

From internationalwomensday.com

International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since in the early 1900s – a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. International Women’s Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity.

When Did "Interreligious Dialogue" Begin?

When Did "Interreligious Dialogue" Begin?

by Thomas Albert Howard

It is hard to find today a major city that does not have an “interfaith” or “interreligious” council or a university that does not sponsor some sort of “dialogue” among world religions. But when and where did “interreligious dialogue” begin? Most scholars would point to Chicago in 1893 when the first “Parliament of the World’s Religions” met in conjunction with the World’s Columbian Exposition of the same year. But most things in history have antecedents.

Religion, Globalization, and Modernity

Modernity equates to a secular view of the world. Religion will slowly wither away. Globalization is a new force in the world, spreading modernity, finally spelling religion’s death-knoll.

Encountering Sikhism far from Home

Langar, the Golden Temple, Egalitarianism, and the Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Among So Many Interfaith Organizations, Why Religions for Peace?

The Special Role of RFP

Review: American Veda by Philip Goldberg

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?