January 2013 - Seeds of Interfaith Community

January 15, 2013

This photo was taken by Stefanie Felix at the Renton, Washington, gurdwara following the tragic shooting in Wisconsin last August. Stefanie was the winner of the Pluralism Project’s 2012 Photo Context. She also contributed Sikh Vigil in Renton, Washington – A Video to this issue.

 

EDITORIAL

On the Birth, Death, and Rebirth of Community

INTERFAITH NEWS

Bhagavad Gita Invoked in U.S. Congress Swearing-in – 1.1 Billion Self-Identify as “No Religious Affiliation” – Atheists Grow, Christians Decline in England and Wales – Trust in Religious Leaders at 9% Among Millennials – Latino Muslim Population Growing – Raised on More than One Religion – What Does Religious Education Mean Today? – Extreme Weather: Climate Change or an Act of God? – Vatican Seeks Interfaith Support Opposing Gay Marriage – Religions for Peace Delegation Meets with Syrian Opposition – Growing Antisemitism in Hungary is Protested by Jewish, Christian Visitors – Gun Control Becoming a Religious Cause

TIO IN CANADA

Canadian News & Resources


Seeds of Interfaith Community

LIFE, DEATH, AND REBIRTH IN THE CITY

The Heart of My Grandfather by Chris Fici

RECLAIMING DETROIT

Interfaith-Active Artists Promote Peace with Story & Song by TIO Correspondent Ruth Broyde Sharone

HOSPITALITY & COMMUNITY

The Beloved Community in the Face of Violence by Susan Baller-Shepard

Sikh Vigil in Renton, Washington - A Video by Stefanie Felix

RENEWED COMMUNITY FROM ANCIENT SEED

Buddhist Translators without Borders by Rev. Heng Sure

TOOLS FOR GROWING INTERFAITH COMMUNITY

Sacred Ground by Eboo Patel : A Review by Paul Chaffee

FOUNDATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Elijah Interfaith Leaders Claim Hope as a Shared Principle by TIO Staff

ON THESE SHOULDERS – 1893 WORLD PARLIAMENT OF RELIGIONS

Women Provide Prophetic Voices in 1893 – Part 2 by TIO Correspondent Marcus Braybrooke

WHEN WOMEN ANSWER THE CALL

SARAH Celebrates 10 Years by Sande Harte

NEVADA FOLLOWS TEXAS' LEAD

Getting Serious about Spirituality and Health by Gard Jameson

SAUDI ARABIA SPONSERS NEW INTERFAITH CENTER IN VIENNA

What Happens When Governments Foster Interfaith Action by Bud Heckman

AN INTERSPIRITUAL APPROACH TO THE CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM

Mirabai Starr – An Interview about Writing God of Love by TIO Staff

THREE REVIEWS OF GOD OF LOVE BY MIRABAI STARR

Just Sign Up for the Goodies? by Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

Love is the Means and the End by Nancy McKay

Faithful to the Truth by Laleh Bakhtiar

GREENING YOUR CONGREGATION AND YOUR LIFE

Five Interfaith Resources to Make 2013 a Green Year! by Sana Saeed

Opportunities Pluralism Project Photo Contest Winners

Religious Calendar

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