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Patel to speak on interfaith fluency, leadership

The term “interfaith leader” may not be part of the vernacular yet, but founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, Eboo Patel, hopes it will someday be as widely used as “feminist” or “environmentalist.” 471 more words

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Saperstein to discuss diversity of Jewish thought

Marc Saperstein is speaking in the middle of the week, but he wants his audience to think about the end — the end of days, that is. 647 more words

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Brown to address dying well in a death-phobic society

There’s nothing harder than facing death. Except, perhaps, talking about death.

Rebecca Brown, however, works to help people face that fear, and in turn make the dying experience less difficult. 570 more words

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Coates to speak on need for progressive Christian approach

In a diverse, global society in which Christianity is often associated with the political right, the Rev. Delman Coates said it’s time for a progressive approach to public engagement. 472 more words

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Chittister explores role of public intellectual in just democracy

In the time of the “talking point,” public intellectuals are more essential than ever, according to Sister Joan Chittister.

Chittister, an author, social analyst and religious leader, will address the role of public intellectuals in a just democracy in her Interfaith Lecture at 2 p.m. 453 more words

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Lynch aims to make abstract concept of privacy concrete

Recent public discourse has revolved around the importance of, and trade-off between, privacy and security. One can’t easily weigh the two, however, without first understanding what makes privacy valuable at all. 554 more words

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Estroff to apply Jewish teachings to parenting in digital age

Sharon Duke Estroff saw the increasing prevalence of social media in her children’s lives, but she didn’t quite know all of the pros and cons that came with a digital presence.  634 more words

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