July 2015 - Summer Potpourri II

                                                Exploring Interreligious Relations & Interfaith Culture

EDITORIAL

Religion in the News  by Paul Chaffee

INTERFAITH NEWS ROUNDUP

Global Response to Laudato Si' - Stories from Around the World - President Obama Preaches about Race in America

REPORT: "SEIZING AN ALTERNATIVE"

Toward an Ecological Civilization by Ruth Broyde Sharone

Summer Potpourri II

BLOOD HAS NO RELIGION

Charleston - Standing Together in Solidarity by Satpal Singh

Children Meditating – Photo: Meditation Initiative

Children Meditating – Photo: Meditation Initiative

LEARNING TO BE STILL

Meditation for Kids by Vicki Garlock

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

Anekantavada - Moving Beyond Exclusive Religious Claims by Nadya Pohran

THE WORLD RESPONDS TO LAUDATO SI'

A Green Pope? And Why Not? by Edouard Tétreau

UNSPEAKABLE WORDS

Appreciating Paradox and Allegory by George Wolfe

UNDERSTANDING THE SIZE OF THE CHALLENGE

Preparing for Christian-Muslim Peace in the Future by Patrick McInemey

TRACK TWO RELIGIOUS DIPLOMACY

Vignettes from Iran by Richard Cizik

A PEAK BEHIND THE SCENES AT INSIDE CLIMATE NEWS

A Tiny Non-Profit Newsroom Making an Outsized Impact by David Sassoon

POEM

"I Began Singing the Moment" by George Wolfe

Preparing for the Salt Lake City Parliament of the World’s Religions …

FROM THE BOSTON COLLABORATIVE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WESTERN THEOLOGY

A Brief History of the 1893 World's Parliament of Religions - Edited by Derek Michaud

CREATING A COMPASSIONATE HEART FOR THE WORLD

Parliaments Past - A Personal Journey by Marcus Braybrook

A HARMONY BEYOND OUR EARTHLY EARS

Why is the Parliament of the World's Religions Important? Compiled by TIO Staff

 

RELIGIOUS CALENDAR

OPPORTUNITIES

SPECIAL EDITIONS

Crossroads - Graduate Theological Union

Sikh Studies Come to the GTU by Staff

Creating Beauty from Discarded Beach Plastic by Elizabeth Peña

Sacred Works of Art: A Chinese Cong by Riess Potterveld

Connect - Religions for Peace USA

Track Two Religious Diplomacy: Vignettes from Iran by Richard Cizik

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese: Its Past, Present, and Future by Suzy Lamoreaux

3rd Annual Community Iftar in Nashville, Tennessee by RfPUSA Staff