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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence - Karen Armstrong

Since 911, the rhetoric has been dialled up to piercing levels when it comes to the relationship between religion and violence. The constant noise has numbed us to the realities of history as many of us accept the judgments of the endless cacophony of popular voices proclaiming that violence is a natural consequence of religion. 154 more words

Progressive Christianity

Being Who We Are

Back in October, I was blessed to attend a “Community Awareness Shabbat” hosted by the members of Congregation Beth El here in Harrisonburg.  A song/prayer leader and Rabbi Joe Blair were incredibly hospitable in welcoming us and explaining each part of the Shabbat (Sabbath) service as we went along.   1,492 more words

ELCA

Pope: Ridding stereotypes key to Christian-Muslim relations

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says the most effective antidote to violence among Christians and Muslims is learning about each other and then accepting differences. 110 more words

Interfaith

Interfaith Dialogue: The Art of the Awkward Question

She’d been shivering under her coat sometime in the middle of the night on an overnight train. I offered half my blanket. She accepted gratefully, if sleepily. 771 more words

About Faith

Intercultural Bloggers wanted by Niagara Foundation

Niagara Foundation is searching for bloggers to contribute to their blog, The Falls. The Niagara Foundation is a Chicago-based nonprofit that focuses on fostering intercultural and interfaith dialogue, relationships and social cohesion. 37 more words

Intercultural Dialogue

Sin is not making mistakes, it is part of our nature

Christian J, commented on my post about evolution.  In light of the conversion experience I had in November, my eyes opened to a a real vacancy within current Mormon practice and how the Gospel is taught to children. 882 more words

Supporting Muslim Friends, Standing Against Hate

Friends,

Northaven is honored to be hosting an event, Sunday afternoon, supporting our Muslim brothers and sisters, in the wake of vitriolic protests last weekend in Garland. 323 more words

Angels And Pins