I think it's more commonplace than most of us realize, but we're often too busy, our minds too cluttered to recognize it.
What if we had a different conversation where we responded to racism -- chronic or acute -- by seeking out meaningful relationships with the diverse people around us, finding common ground, and telling the story of mutual respect and inspiration? What if this was the culture we perpetuated?
Brains create stories to explain and to try to escape suffering, and it is the ubiquitous nature of suffering that brains are always spinning stories.
What made Paul Robeson and W.E.B. Du Bois great was their belief that shared histories could bring people together. Though most of their aspirations turned out to be idealistic, the Bandung conference in 1955 was one of the tangible outcomes of that belief.
In our increasingly interconnected world, all of humanity is tied together. My redemption is bound to the redemption of my neighbor of a different faith.
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My old boss and mentor, the world's first ever avowed atheist to become a university chaplain, died recently
In bringing together predominantly African American Catholics with Muslims, this celebration of Dr. King's legacy of non-violence makes a unique contribution to interfaith work in New York City and beyond.
Muhammad's treatment of religious minorities and his basic moral beliefs have encouraged me to further promote dialogue between Muslims, Christians, and Jews, and to improve my own everyday character and conduct.
Muslim love and admiration to Prophet Muhammad manifests itself beautifully through these various kinds of religious celebrations blended by local cultures and traditions in these birthday celebrations.
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Thus, although there may be a time and place for proselytizing (as in other traditions like Christianity), interfaith dialogue should not be done with conversion in mind.
Pope Francis is more than the leader of one billion Roman Catholics. He is a key person in a global "Interfaith Age" embracing many faiths and religious leaders.
The minister at a beautiful outdoor wedding I attended last month wore a shawl with symbols of numerous faiths. The person sitting next to me whispered in my ear, "That woman has found a growing industry."
As a pluralist, I had a lot of questions about prophet Muhammad before recognizing him as a peace maker and a mercy to mankind. I have been skeptical about the divine status accorded to religious masters in every tradition including Islam.
I'm fully convinced that the Malaysian court's decision runs counter to the core values and spirit of Islam. Moreover, I call on the Malaysian high court when it hears the appeal on February 24, to correct what I believe is a tragic mistake.