RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Interreligious Dialogue

A collection of news and information related to Interreligious Dialogue published by this site and its partners.

Top Interreligious Dialogue Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • A growing religious tolerance in U.S. politics

    A growing religious tolerance in U.S. politics
    Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations. Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
  • 'You don't need God' billboards coming to Indianapolis

    'You don't need God' billboards coming to Indianapolis
    A new billboard campaign in Indianapolis will soon tell people they don't need God to live a good life. Drivers headed south out of Indianapolis along U.S. 31 will see a new billboard next week reading, "You don't need God - to hope, to care, to love,...
  • Around Town: Yossi Klein Halevi comes to town

    Around Town: Yossi Klein Halevi comes to town
    Last week, New Republic contributing editor, Yossi Klein Halevi, came to town. I was surprised to see other La Ca├▒adans in the crowd when Halevi spoke at Valley Beth Shalom synagogue in Encino, but on further reflection, my reaction was misplaced. La...
  • Dalai Lama speaks on peace, compassion

    Dalai Lama speaks on peace, compassion
    IRVINE — The Dalai Lama brought his trademark spiritual wisdom and lighthearted personality to UC Irvine on Wednesday in a speech capping this season of the university's Living Peace Series. Tenzin Gyatso, formally known as His Holiness the 14th...
  • In defense of religious moderation

    In defense of religious moderation
    Whether it's the U.S. president ordering the killing of an Islamist extremist in Pakistan, a Long Island congressman scheduling hearings on the radicalization of Islam in America, or mullahs in Afghanistan exhorting mobs to violence in response to a...
  • On Faith: A week to celebrate interfaith harmony

    The idea of interfaith harmony might strike some as ironic in light of the immensity of interfaith disharmony through history right down to the present. This is particularly true at the moment in some Muslim-majority nations, where persecution of...
  • On Faith: The existential option for God

    Discussions about God's existence usually consider three points of view: the theistic (some kind of higher power or powers exists), atheistic (the opposite), or agnostic (not sure). Let me propose a fourth: existentialist, but not with the capital "e"...
  • Abortion Coverage in GR: Proposed Plan Debated

    Abortion Coverage in GR: Proposed Plan Debated
    It was standing-room only at Tuesday night's regular Grand Rapids City Commission meeting. Most of the public comment was directed toward a proposed resolution to the city's health care coverage of abortions. First Ward City Commissioner Dave Shaffer...
  • Good Friday off?

    Strictly speaking, separation of church and state is a good deal more complicated than would seem given modern discussions. This makes the issue of whether Bel Air should give its staff members off on Good Friday, a Christian holiday, slightly more...
  • Don't worry, be silly

    Don't worry, be silly
    Meet another member of the many-sided faith community in South Florida. This week we're talking with Rabbi Robert Silvers, spiritual leader of Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton. More about Rabbi Silvers Title: Senior rabbi at Congregation B'...
  • Mailbag: 'Phobia' of Muslims not dominant

    I enjoyed reading Mona Shadia's article "Tangled in the layers of a hijab" (Unveiled: A Muslim Girl in O.C., Dec. 8), but I am afraid that the term "Islamophobia," used in the editorial note for that article, may mislead readers into wrongly believing...