Tag: Interreligious

July edition of The Interfaith Observer

July 15, 2013, The Interfaith Observer Welcoming LGBTQ Communities to the Interfaith Table The Barriers The Challenge Facing Inclusivity The Global Divide on Homosexuality Pew Research Public Attitudes Project, June 4, 2013 Continuing Barriers in American Congregations Study Says Gays…

Pope Francis’ Ignatian Tradition and Interfaith Relations

Hans Gustafson, State of Formation, Apr.02 In Ignatius of Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises, the heart of its sensual spirituality climaxes for the retreatant in the final contemplation of finding God in all things. Consider how God dwells in creatures; in the elements,…

Beyond our life of Pi: Encountering multiple religious belonging and comparative theology with Francis Xavier Clooney, S.J.

Enver Rahmanov, State of Formation, Mar.29 I remember reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel several years ago and how my heart would resonate with each experience of the sacred by the story’s brave protagonist, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, through…

Why I am committed to building relationships with those from different religious and ethical traditions – 1

Krista Dalton, State of Formation, Mar.07 The call for interreligious discourse runs deep within my personal and academic story. When I was a young girl, I grew up in the predominantly Mormon city of Salt Lake. I naively forged intimate…

Singing the Refuges: Worship and the Interreligious Family

Margaret Ellsworth, State of Formation, Mar.01 About a month ago, just like every Sunday, I slipped into the worship space just before 10am, bowed before the altar, and found a seat in the back row. I leafed through the service…

February Issue of The Interfaith Observer

The Interfaith Observer, Feb.15 This month’s issue is entitled “Exploring interreligious relations and interfaith culture” and features the following articles: Foundational Documents – Making Peace with Mother Earth 2012 Crafting Costa Rica’s Commitment to Peace with Mother Earth by TIO…

A New Pope and What It Means for Interreligious Dialogue

Rebecca Cohen, State of Formation, Feb.14 Who will become the next Pope? What will the Church look like under this new Pope? Inter-religious relations are one of the particular subjects in flux. Following the pontificate of Pope John Paul II…

A Saudi-inspired all-faiths hub

Cheryl Wetzstein, The Washington Times, Feb.10 The underappreciated power of prayer is a prime motivating force behind a new Saudi-inspired interfaith center in Austria that seeks to become the place for world religious leaders to meet, solve problems and melt…

The Interfaith Observer – The Complexities of Dialogue

Many of the articles in the June edition of TIO are well worth a read.  You can find links to the articles here: Interfaith Teaching Intrafaith Confronting ‘the Other’ in Your Own Community by TIO Correspondent Ruth Broyde Sharone The…

Finding Common Ground

CBS News, Dec. 18 , www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7392008n&tag=cbsnewsLeadStoriesAreaMain CBS News Religion & Culture looks at the history of the interfaith movement and what interreligious cooperation looks like in Reading, Pennsylvania. This link will take you to a very interesting 27 minute video…