For the past three years the towns of Mombasa and Lamu in Kenya have been hit by religious conflict: between 2013 and 2015 there were several arson and grenade attacks on churches in Mombasa and rising tensions between the Christians and Muslims who lived there. 391 more words
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This video is not meant to set a date, but to point out that an ecumenical gathering, one of the largest and longest between the three monotheist faiths, will happen from September 4-23, 2016. 819 more words
Rather sad (at least to me) Opinion piece in The New York Times this morning with the ironically hopeful title “Why We Never Die.” The author begins by observing that, as a child, he was terrified of death, often worrying about it as he fell asleep in the evenings. 877 more words
Prince Hassan and Woolf Institute head decry Islamic State’s “savage” assault on Christians
If a goal of the Islamic State group and other jihadists was attained—the expulsion of Christianity from its birthplace in the Near East—it would “destroy the richness of the tapestry of the Middle East and a hammer blow to our shared heritage,” said a Muslim Jordanian prince and a Jewish proponent of interfaith relations. 335 more words
(an astonishingly profound interfaith article from Fox News. . . Miracles sometimes do happen).
I’ll never forget the day my son died.
I rushed Tim, out to the car—leaving Ruth with the other boys—and drove as quickly as I could to the nearest hospital. 456 more words