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“ A more peaceful, just, and sustainable world ” —this worthy goal climaxes the mission statement of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. People around the globe desire these good and noble ends. Regardless of their...
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Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko speaks at Rotary’s World Polio Day event in Chicago, Illinois on October 24, 2014. Photo courtesy of Rotary International/Alyce Henson
Photo: Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko speaks at Rotary’s World Polio Day event in Chicago, Illinois on October 24, 2014. Photo courtesy of Rotary International/Alyce Henson By John Hewko, Special...
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The Parliament of World Religions is a historic event where we get to meet and interact with people from many different religions and learn from them. We also have the opportunity to educate others about our 4,500 year...
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Republished with permission from the author, SCUPE President and Parliament Trustee Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana. This piece was originally published to the blog on SCUPE.org.
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This post was jointly written by Nikhil Bumb, Neal Daftary, Parth Savla, Priti Shah, and Sonali Vakharia. An earlier version appeared on the Huffington Post . Last October, almost three months ago now, roughly 10,000...
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Katrina was among the worst natural disasters of the last 100-year history of the USA. Moreover, the failure of the strongest government in the world was of historic proportions. But faith and interfaith communities...
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by Anya Cordell “I'm Muslim, But...No One Here Knows It" An earlier version of this article was originally published on August 1, 2011 by Islamophobia Today , and, previously, in Tikkun , and another version appeared,...
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All the elements in this book concerning prejudice, discrimination, war, violence, distorted interpretations of religious texts, physical and mental abuse, poverty, and disease fall disproportionately on women and girls...
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by Andras Corban-Arthen This article was originally published on January 30, 2010 by Earth Spirit Voices . Every Parliament of the World’s Religions focuses on a collection of particular themes chosen for their...
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by Andras Corban-Arthen This article was originally published on June 12, 2010 by Earth Spirit Voices in two parts . One of the most important events of the Parliament of the World’s Religions – the Indigenous Assembly...
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by Andras Corban-Arthen This article was originally published on August 31, 2010 by Earth Spirit Voices . As it has been previously noted in these pages , within the global interreligious movement that has evolved since...
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by Andras Corban-Arthen This article was originally published on March 28, 2013 by Earth Spirit Voices . Exactly 40 years ago, in 1973, I performed my very first handfasting. I had originally learned about this...
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by Andras Corban-Arthen This article was originally published on December 31, 2014 by Earth Spirit Voices in two parts . This is an end-of-the-year report (in two parts) on my participation in some interfaith activities...
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This article was originally published in Issue 21, Dialogue Australasia Journal , May 2001. Introduction The dictionary explains the word paradox as follows: 'A statement or proposition seemingly self-contradictory or...
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by Lisa Schencker The Salt Lake Tribune This article was originally published on July 23, 2012 by The Salt Lake Tribune . University of Utah professor touring the sacred grounds that surround Utah churches. Whether...
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by Sally Mahé This article was originally published on July 07, 2014 by United Religions Initiative . July 1-3, I joined 33 indigenous leaders from six continents that gathered under summer sun and ancient oaks on...
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by Sohaib Saeed This article was originally published on March 31, 2015 by QURANICA . Anyone with an interest in the philosophy of ethics, or in the common ground between different faiths and cultures, is very likely to...
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by Fr. Gary M. Meier This article was originally published on May 19, 2013 by Rising Voices of Faith . I don’t know where to begin exactly, so let me begin with a quote from the statement I posted on my website ( www...
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by Fr. Gary M. Meier This article was originally published on June 24, 2013 by Rising Voices of Faith . It’s been just over a month since I came out as a gay catholic priest with the launching of the second edition of...
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This article was originally published in October 1993 in the The EarthSpirit Newsletter . We have just returned from attending the second Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago, an event which originated a...
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