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Parliament of Worlds Religions

Young Jains Share Insights from Parliament of the World's Religions

Nikhil Bumb | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion
Nikhil Bumb

The challenge for any minority faith is the ability to participate on both levels - creating awareness of one's faith and energizing members in the values of the faith to, in turn, express those values through projects which can benefit the world around them.

The Parliament of the World's Hats

Jim Burklo | Posted 10.23.2016 | Religion
Jim Burklo

Last week I attended the Parliament of the World's Religions, a gathering at Salt Lake City of 10,000 people from around the world. My first impression was amazement at the variety of headgear on display as I wandered the halls of the gargantuan Salt Palace convention center.

Inequality As A Religious Test

Jim Wallis | Posted 10.23.2016 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Girls reading books are a greater threat to men wielding guns than other men with guns: in the 1980s, only half of girls in developing countries completed elementary school; now, 80 percent do.

10 Very Cool Things About the Parliament of the World's Religions

Scott Stearman | Posted 10.20.2016 | Religion
Scott Stearman

On October 16-19 a Parliament of various religious traditions was held in Salt Lake City. The first of these was held in Chicago in 1893, and after a century hiatus, another one in 1993. Subsequently the Parliament has met every five years.

Religions: How to Love Them All and Be IN LOVE with Yours

Steve McSwain | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Steve McSwain

There was a time in my life I would have agreed. I would have felt, for example, that to even respect another religion would be to compromise my own. Today, however, I realize that was an expression of my insecurity, not a compromise of my faith.

The Ever-Growing Religious Movement That Doesn't Get Enough Attention

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.11.2014 | Religion

Along with politics, poverty and culture, religion is often cited as a source of conflict throughout the world. However, the last 100 years reveal a g...

Major Interfaith Network Survives Financial Crunch

Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) With the help of pagans, Jains and people of a range of other faiths, the Council for a Parliament ...

Thank You, Steve Jobs, From A Muslim Innovator

Abdul Malik Mujahid | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Abdul Malik Mujahid

I thank God for the idea and thank Steve for enabling me to do it. As Prophet Muhammad has said, one cannot be grateful to God unless he or she is thankful to people.

Spirit Of Peace In All: Part I

John Morton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Morton

Leigh Taylor-Young and I participated recently in the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne, Australia. Nelson Mandela attended that Parliament and spoke of his debt to religion throughout his life.

Struggling For The Soul Of Religion: Why The Parliament Of The World's Religions Matters

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The underlying assumption of the Parliament is that religion can be a positive force for moral suasion of individuals and society by providing a vision of a better world and promoting necessary values.

Gathering Of Peacemakers: Parliament Of The World's Religions 2009

John Morton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Morton

Emmy Award-winning actress, Leigh Taylor-Young, and I will present "Gathering of the Spirit of Peace in All" at the Parliament of the World's Religion...

Gods Bless America! Queens NY GOP Won't Dump Pagan Candidate

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lisa Derrick

The Queens GOP will not replace Pagan high priest Dan Halloran as their candidate for District 19 City Councilor. Quips a Wiccan: "Move over Christian right, here come the Pagans."