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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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
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
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
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
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