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Peace Starts with the Youth

This year I’ve had the privilege of teaching a World Religions class for high school seniors and juniors. We’re looking at all the major religions of the world, atheism, agnosticism, even the occult. 499 more words


Thinking about doing a Summer Institute?


Summer may seem oh so very far away but its time to starting thinking of attending summer programs! The National Endowment for the Humanities has their Summer Institutes… 972 more words


Spiritual Literacy Month - Book Suggestions

December is Spiritual Literacy Month!

Likely centered around Christmas, Hanukkah, and the beginning of a new year, Spiritual Literacy Month is a great time to be thinking about the spiritual elements of your life or the lives of those around you. 1,011 more words

Book Review

Practicing Reverence

Listen to two stories that illustrate how ancient cultures prized reverence as one of the highest virtues.

The first comes from the Pygmy people of the Central African nation of the Congo Republic. 2,300 more words

Sermons And Homilies

Inspiration at AAR and CSEE

By Brian Blackmore

Each fall, for the past 8 years, I have attended the American Academy of Religion’s (AAR) annual gathering, the largest conference of Religious Studies and Theology scholars in the world. 888 more words

Professional Development

WalMart: A Place to Pray

Many years ago, when I lived in Nashville, TN, I worked at WalMart with a significant number of Kurdish people. Nashville, believe it or not, has the largest Kurdish population in the United States next to NYC, or so I have been told. 565 more words