Religious Praxis

by Rabbi Herbert Bronstein This article was originally published in July 2006 by Interreligious Insight . From Paleolithic antiquity to our own time human beings have marked out, set aside or constructed definite places...
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by Kirit Daftary Originally published on November 6, 2013 in The Waco Tribune ‑ Herald Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India, similar in importance to Christmas in the U.S. It is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs...
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by Kirit Daftary Originally published on August 22, 2014 in The Waco Tribune ‑ Herald Paryushan is one of the two most important religious periods for Jains, the other being Diwali, Celebration of Light. According to...
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by Anantanand Rambachan Originally published on October 10, 2013 in The Huffington Post The word "Diwali" means an arrangement or a row of lights. Traditionally, Diwali is celebrated on the darkest night of the year...
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by Cara Schulz Originally published on March 12, 2015 in The Wild Hunt “Now that’s what I call magic—seein’ all that, dealin’ with all that, and still goin’ on. It’s sittin’ up all night with some poor old man who’s...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on April 14, 2014 in Sightings Holy Week in the Western Christian calendar is a time for Christians to confess their sins, ask for forgiveness, and seek to amend their lives. A...
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by Surinder Singh, Springfield, VA Originally published by Sikh News Network on Dec. 3, 2011. People go to clubs and Sikhs go to gurdwara. When we go to gurdwara without any basic understanding, it is almost like going...
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Interview with Dr. Susannah Heschel Published by Faith & Leadership on Monday, November 3, 2014 Q: Explain a little bit about the European Jewish tradition from which your family came. My father was born in Warsaw...
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by Rabbi David Rosen Kings College, London, Ontario – February 28, 2013 I would like to open this presentation with a famous quote from Blessed John Paul II’s address at the great synagogue in Rome in 1986 “The Jewish...
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