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Religions for Peace

Buddhist, Muslim Leaders Push For Peace In Conflict Areas

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.20.2015 | Religion

Buddhist and Muslim leaders in South and Southeast Asia are working to spread a message of peace and dialogue as interreligious conflict continues to ...

Investing in Our Children's Future: Divestment, Sustainability and Climate Justice

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Climate change affects all people but it especially endangers the lives of our sisters and brothers who live in poverty around the world. Because of this, climate justice is an economic, social, and political as well as environmental issue.

Welcoming the Other Through Interreligious Dialogue, Education and Sustainable Action

Ron Kronish | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Ron Kronish

Unfortunately, in my part of the world -- the Middle East -- this idea is not too well understood. Too often, extremist versions of some religions have supported ongoing war and violence, rather than standing for peace.

World's Faith Leaders Challenged to Lead 'Sustainability Revolution'

Keith Runyon | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion
Keith Runyon

Calling for an international "Sustainability Revolution," spearheaded by faith leaders from around the world, American philanthropist and environmental sustainability advocate Christina Lee Brown Thursday implored the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace to address the imminent perils of climate change.

World Religious Leaders Urged to Fight Climate Change

Keith Runyon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Keith Runyon

Calling for an international "Sustainability Revolution," spearheaded by faith leaders from around the world, American environmental leader Christina Lee Brown Thursday implored the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace to address the imminent perils of climate change.

Global Dialogue: Probing the Possibilities

Katherine Marshall | Posted 01.24.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The King King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue plans to address theological and practical issues that contribute to tensions with a religious dimension.

Religious Organizations Working For Peace

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 12.21.2012 | Religion

In today's world, one could be easily be made to believe that religion primarily fosters hatred and violence. But the reality is that religious people...

The Praying For Peace Initiative

John Philip Newell | Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion
John Philip Newell

We have tended to see one another in terms of our differentiations. This is one way of seeing ... But it is only one way of seeing. Equally essential is to see the whole. This is the vision that the Praying for Peace Initiative is committed to recovering.

Faith, Peace And The Nobel: A Conversation With Former Bishop Of Oslo Gunnar Stalsett

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

According to Gunnar Stålsett, if one looks at the texts where the Nobel Committee states the reasons for selecting each person for the Prize, there is hardly any reference to religion or spirituality as the motivating source.

Nuclear Theology

William Vendley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William Vendley, Ph.D.

It is time to balance power with morality. We must begin by committing to the goals of the NPT. By doing so, we will foster the kind of global responsibility that can help us -- God willing -- to address the other self-made crises of our time.