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Peace Begins with Each One of Us

In a world where conflicts and violence over our differences makes the headlines everyday, the key to peace may lie right in our own homes and communities. 178 more words

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On Religion

My opinions about religions offend everyone.  Well, I’m exaggerating.  Let me be more specific: my opinions about the relationship between different religious traditions tend to unsettle the majority of people, both religious and nonreligious, that I chat with. 555 more words


On Religion

Religion is a powerful force. Its power extends into virtually every corner of human life and is expressed in a variety of ways. Sometimes its expressions are beautiful; sometimes they are ugly. 245 more words


Fall 2014 - Religious Awareness Week

Campus Interfaith Council is doing it again – Religious Awareness Week Fall 2014. We are dedicated to bringing activities, events, and people to campus that broaden our understanding of faith, culture, and the world.  349 more words


News from Zerbanoo Gifford: the Asha Centre and the case of the Chagos islanders

As many readers will know, a few years ago, Zerbanoo founded the Asha Centre, a UK charity working for the empowerment of young people, sustainable development and peace & reconciliation worldwide. 638 more words

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The Courage to Connect

In an earlier post, I wrote about Israelis and Palestinians coming together in the West Bank to break their fast and share a meal on a holy day for both groups that happened to coincide on the calendar. 296 more words


Fall Line-Up: Making a Difference Encountering Difference

The fall line-up for Interfaithful Moms Gathering highlights the theme, Making  a Difference Encountering Difference. Speakers, activities, and discussions will explore the important work mothers do in our community that celebrates differences and surmounts divisions.   51 more words

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