September 2011 - Deepening Interfaith Dialogue

September 15, 2011

NAIN, North America’s oldest grassroots interfaith network, visited a temple that serves two traditions, Hindus and Jains, at their gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, this summer. For details, see the report below.

FROM TIO'S EDITORS

Why We Need an Interfaith Observer

PEOPLE-POWER AND PEACE

Religiously Motivated Peacemaking – A Report Card by Paul Chaffee

THE CHALLENGE FOR 21ST CENTURY THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION

Keynote Address Electrifies Claremont Lincoln University Launch by Paul Chaffee

INTERFAITH NEWS

A multifaith theological university is born – Gift of blood heals a community – Syracuse women transform tragedy into community – What Jews and Muslims share – Pope Benedict hosts historic interfaith prayer gathering – Religious freedoms curtailed for one in three – Muslim woman selected to lead Manhattan College Holocaust Center – New Global Centre for Pluralism launched in Toronto

INTERFAITH REPORTS

From Baku, AzerbaijanLondonPhoenix, Arizona

SEPTEMBER 2011 THEME

Deepening Interfaith Dialogue

KEYNOTE REVIEW & INTERVIEW

Getting to know you… a lot better by Jim Wiggins

A Conversation with John Cobb by Joshua Stanton

SKILL-SETS

A HOLISTIC APPROACH

A ‘Dialogue of Life’ Approach to Interfaith Peace in West Africa by Nathan Samwini

DEEPER ENGAGEMENT

Taking the Frightening Next Step in Interfaith Dialogue by Rami Shapiro

A RAMADAN REFLECTION

From Hatred to Healing by Andrew Kille

THE TASK AHEAD

An Interview with Diana Eck

RESOURCES

Three Ways to Find Excellent Interfaith Resources

“Honoring Diverse Beliefs: A Children Centered Toolkit”

Opportunities

Religious Calendar