December 2013 - Interfaith Peacemaking

                                                          Exploring Interreligious Relations & Interfaith Culture

The Toughest Goal of All by Paul Chaffee

Interfaith News
Catholics in Mexico Besieged by Drug Lords – Harsh Indonesian Judgment for Religious Insult – No Relief for Muslims in Myanmar – Unprecedented Christian Persecution in India – Time’s 2013 Man-of-the-Year Opposes Fracking – How to Get Food to the Hungry – Christian Monastery Inspires Muslim Generosity – Chinese Communist Party Friendlier to Religion – Standing Up in Sweden for Religious Freedom – Without Rebirth, Church of England under Threat – Millennials Seeking Meaningful Lives – Getting Clear About the Bible

An Interview with Diana Eck – Part 2
The Interfaith Movement Growing Exponentiallyby Ruth Broyde Sharone

Report – A Season of International Interfaith Conferences
Five Things Changing the Way Religions Interact 
by Bud Heckman

Report – International Interfaith Gatherings in Vienna
Global Dialogue: Probing the Possibilities
by Katherine Marshall

Interfaith Peacemaking

Excerpted from “The Challenge of Terror: A Travelling Essay”
Five Lessons about Our Challenge as Peacemakers by John Paul Lederach

The Path Ahead for a Challenging New Field
So You Want to Be an Interfaith Peacebuilder? by Mohammed Abu-Nimer

A Practical Commitment to a Non-Violent Search for Peace
The Work of the Peace Council by Marcus Braybrooke

Beyond Rivalry and Conflict
The Process of Interfaith in China by C.S. Pearce

Peace X Peace Passing the Torch
Calling Forth the Vision and Voices of Women Building Peace by Kimberly Weichel

Collaborating to End Poverty and Conflict
How the State Department Is Getting Religion by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Arabian Click & Clack
A Christian and a Muslim, Jordanian Body-Builders, Can Cater Dinner by Ruth Broyde Sharone

Review: Muslim, Christian, Jew: The Oneness of God and the Unity of Our Faith by Art Gish
Living Your Faith in the Bosom of Abraham by Ethan Bodnurak

Review – Cultivating Peace by James O’Dea
Becoming a Twenty-first Century Peace Ambassador by Sally Carlton

Religious Calendar

NAIN Gathers in Detroit – August 10-13, 2014 
Free Downloadable Peacemaking Curriculum

TIO Special Editions: Religions for Peace USA
Responding to Religion for Peace’s 9th World Assembly by Aaron Stauffer
Now back to the postpages. Building Interfaith Bridges with the Homeless by Ethan Bodnaruk Webinar
Five Things Changing the Way Religions Interact by Bud Heckman
Dec. 17 - Islam, Religious Diversity and Peacemaking with Dr. Seyed Amir Akrami

By the Numbers