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by Rick Nutt Originally published on December 4, 2014 in Sightings In his December 1 Sightings article, Martin Marty noted the “signals of civic breakdown and racial conflict at Ferguson” and the “exceptional religious...
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by Corey D. B. Walker Originally published on November 13, 2014 in Sightings I think we must believe it is possible... - James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time For many scholars and commentators, religion represents a unique...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on October 20, 2014 in Sightings “ISIS CRISIS.” . . . “EBOLA CRISIS” . . . “ECONOMIC WORRIES” . . . Headlines about these and others point to realities which often have religious...
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by Joyce Shin Originally published on December 9, 2002 in Sightings Like many people who were old enough to understand what was happening, I can recall exactly where I was and what I was doing when news reached me of...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on December 9, 2002 in Sightings Sightings attends to public expressions of religion. Not too long ago, that would have left topics such as marriage, residential life, leisure life,...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on November 14, 2005 in Sightings Most sightings of religion in public life rely on print or screen. This week, let them be in person. My "interfaith" week began with friendly-to-...
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by Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar Originally published on December 11, 2008 in Sightings When liberal religious groups work together, it is assured that they agree on one thing: proselytizing is against the rules...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on June 10, 2013 in Sightings “Every living and healthy religion has a marked idiosyncrasy” wrote philosopher George Santayana, and its power comes from the “special and surprising...
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by Zachary Wone Originally published on March 14 2015 at http://www.challengemagazine.com.au/ The next Labor government should recognise the Forgotten people, Australian South Sea Islanders. 2013 saw a significant...
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by Dr. Hal W. French Originally published at www.interreligiousinsight.org and for the World Congress of Faiths at http://www.worldfaiths.org . Are you a non-violent person? I suppose that most of us would claim to be...
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by Rory McEntee and Adam Bucko Originally published on huffingtonpost.com . “We must all achieve our identity on the basis of a radical authenticity ... [for] it is only in the real world of the person -- neither...
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by Imam A. Rashied Omar Originally published on crosscurrents.org * The dramatic turn of world events at the dawn of the twenty-first century — including the collapse of the Oslo Peace process in September of 2000 in...
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by Hooshmand Badee “O Son of Spirit! The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice; turn not away therefrom if thou desirest Me, and neglect it not that I may confide in thee. By its aid thou shalt see with...
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by Sana Saeed This article was originally published by The Interfaith Observer on May 15, 2013 Scientists from Many Faiths Is the coexistence of science and religion possible today? The question keeps coming up in all...
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by Don Clemmer This article was originally published by USCCBLOG on December 9, 2010 Religious leaders and young adults from the Catholic, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh communities met for a day of dialogue...
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by Mairead Corrigan-McGuire Presentation at the Fondazione Patrizio Paoletti and Comune of Assisi 23rd November 2014 Dear Friends, I would like to thank the Fondazione Patrizio Paoletti and the Commune of Assisi for...
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by Mairead Corrigan-McGuire Speech at National Institute of Research, Athens, Greece on International Peace Day 2l/9/20l4 Dear Friends, It is a great pleasure to be with you all and celebrate International Peace Day. I...
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by Mairead Corrigan-McGuire Presentation to Nobel Summit, Rome, Italy. 12th December 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is particularly appropriate that we are gathered here around International Human Rights Day and our...
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by Mairead Corrigan-McGuire Keynote address at Sarajevo Peace Event Sarajevo. (6th June, 2014) Dear friends, We are all aware that this is the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo...
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by Mairead Corrigan-McGuire For the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s 2013 International Conference: Women Beyond War. I passionately believe peace is possible, and that it is possible for the human family to move beyond...
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