March 2014 - The Divine Feminine Embodied

Exploring Interreligious Relations & Interfaith Culture


Women – the Heart of Interfaith Culture by Paul Chaffee

Interfaith News

The One Country with a Tradition of Women Imams? (China!) – Christian Cathedral Planned for Bahrain – Believers and Nonbelievers Join Hands – Religious-Civic Partnership to Fund Interfaith Development – Sanskrit Revival at Southern California University – Unexpected Atheist Support of Baptist Pastor – Danish Legislate Restrictions on Kosher and Halal Meat – Human Trafficking: a Continuing Tragedy

Never Again

Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 by Marcus Braybrooke

The Divine Feminine Embodied

The Story of Radha

Honoring the Feminine Heart by Catherine Ghosh

Women Anticipating the Interfaith Movement

Rev. Anna Howard Shaw’s Pioneering Inclusive Visionby Allison Stokes

Circle of Wise Women Candlelamp – Photo:


The Divine Feminine Emerging, Embodied, and Emboldened by Kathe Schaaf and Kay Lindahl


A Force Such as the World Has Never Known: Women Creating Change, Edited by Sharon G. Mijares, Aliaa Rafea, and Nahid Anghaby Paul Chaffee

Becoming Fully Conscious of Her Presence

Missing in Action for 5,000 Years, Great Mother Found Alive by ALisa Starkweather

Relying on Her

Made in the Image of God by Mirabai Starr

Helping Liberate Islam from Extremists

Raheel Raza: Not Afraid of Getting into Trouble by Ruth Broyde Sharone

The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga 

Review: Awakening Shakti by Sally Kemptonby Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat

The Role of the Divine Masculine

Finding a Worthy Consort for the Divine Feminine by Matthew Fox

She may be a New Age Guru, But There’s Nothing “Woo-woo” about Her Politics

Marianne Williamson and Meby Diane Winston  

Religious Calendar

Opportunities and Resources

Project Interfaith’s New “Conversation Kits” Kickstart Interreligious Engagement

New Journal of Interreligious Studies Free to Download

State of Formation Seeking New Contributing Scholars

Auburn Seminary Surveys Interfaith Resources for Prospective Seminarians

TIO Special Editions: Religions for Peace USA

Multimedia Interfaith Efforts Expand at RFP USA (Register here for Susan Katz Miller Webinar)

Drawing Strength from the Divine Feminine  – A Hindu Perspective by Anju Bhargava

A Divine Feminist – A Christian Perspective by Jeannine Hill Fletcher

Applications Sought – Cultivating a Summer of Interfaith Community