February 2013 - Models of Interfaith Community

February 15, 2013

Exploring interreligious relations and interfaith culture

This image of pristine Ecuadoran rainforest comes from the story about Pachamama in this issue, a rare and remarkable partnership between cultures that opens up hopeful possibilities for Mother Earth and her children.

EDITORIAL

New Interfaith Communities – a Wonder to Behold

INTERFAITH NEWS

Chinese Communist Attitude towards Religion Evolving – Historic Interfaith Heroes Memorialized 70 Years Later – Abrahamic Leadership Raises Alarum – Makers and Shakers Talking Religion – Global Campaign Against Food Waste – Philippines Legislature Promotes Interfaith – Religious Leaders Stand Up for Family Planning – Zaytuna College Brings Muslim Higher Education to the United States – Stanford Program to Reexamine Religious Liberty – Centennial Celebration for Northern California Interfaith

REPORT FROM NASHVILLE

Interfaith, Interspiritual, Integral – The Big ‘I’ Reconvenes

TIO IN CANADA

Canadian News & Resources


MODELS OF INTERFAITH COMMUNITY

FOUNDATIONAL DOCUMENTS – MAKING PEACE WITH MOTHER EARTH 2012

Crafting Costa Rica’s Commitment to Peace with Mother Earth by TIO Correspondent Ruth Broyde Sharone

FOUNDATIONAL DOCUMENTS – A NEW KIND OF CARE

Signing the Declaration of Commitment to Indigenous Peoples by TIO Staff

THE PACHAMAMA ALLIANCE & THE AWAKENING THE DREAMER COMMUNITY

Pachamama – Renewing Our Love Affair with Mother Earth by Leslie Gabriel Mezei

BUILDING BOTTOM-UP NETWORKS OF COMMUNITY TO END WAR IN THE      MIDDLE EAST

The IEA –Peacemaking One Relationship at a Time by Yehuda Stolov

A VIRTUAL COMMUNITY EMPOWERING GRASSROOTS INTERFAITH COMMUNITIES

Building a Groundswell, Lighting Up the Network by Valarie Kaur

FAITH HOUSE MANHATTAN HOSTING INTERFAITH INTENSIVES

Interfaith Immersion in the Big Apple by Samir Selmanovic

MINNESOTA INTERFAITH LOBBY COLLABORATES AROUND SHARED CONCERNS

40 Years of Interfaith Activism as Political Lobby by Angela Butel

THE FRUITFUL POWER OF TRUSTWORTHY DISAGREEMENT

The Story Behind the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy by Charles Randall Paul

THE INTERFAITH MOVEMENT & HIGHER RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

American Academy of Religion Opens Door to Interreligious Studies by Jennifer Peace

THE U.N. ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS TURNS EIGHT

First Steps in Building a Global Interfaith Community by Thomas Uthup

DIGITAL SUPPORT FOR INTERFAITH RELATIONSHIPS

Virtual Tools for Building Interfaith Communities by Sana Saeed

Opportunities– Young Adult Scholarships Available for Toronto NAINConnect this August

Religious Calendar

TIO Updates– Upcoming TIO Themes Announced