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Race and the Fabric of Faith: A Timely Letter From Universities and Seminaries

Jack Levison | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Jack Levison

Last week, the Presidents and Deans of America's 13 United Methodist Seminaries -- representing over 5,000 seminarians, including over 1,000 African-Americans -- wrote a thoughtful open letter outlining a vision from which all of us, whatever our faith tradition, can learn.

The Pope's New Clothes

Rev. Jerry Campbell | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Rev. Jerry Campbell

In accepting the papacy, Pope Francis now is shrouded in the protection of the church's political vestments. As representatives of an interreligious university, we trust that Pope Francis will wisely recognize the transparency of his new clothes and hew to the naked simplicity of his namesake's example.

Ten Pieces of Advice for Young Muslim Women

Najeeba Syeed-Miller | Posted 12.12.2012 | Religion
Najeeba Syeed-Miller

I am often asked what advice I wish someone would have shared with me when I was a younger Muslim woman. My four year old daughter inspires me to think of how I can raise her to be a compassionate, outspoken and deeply thoughtful woman.

Why Blisters Can Be Good

Rev. Jerry Campbell | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Rev. Jerry Campbell

For someone who sits most of the day, walking 12 miles in temperatures that surpassed the 100-degree mark made for a long journey! But I met some wonderful, dedicated individuals who have been suffering conditions worse than I imagined.

Learning At The World's First Interfaith University

Rabbi Mel Gottlieb, Ph.D. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Mel Gottlieb, Ph.D.

Our engagement to study holy texts, and many such similar groups around the world, prove that people from very different religious traditions can respect, understand and love each other.

Can Christians Survive The 'Threat' Of A Multi-Faith World?

Philip Clayton, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2011 | Religion
Philip Clayton, Ph.D.

Our opponents say that inviting other religious voices into theological education will eliminate Christian distinctiveness. But, to their surprise, something different is happening.