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Religious Diversity

Religious Leaders in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley Offer Support for Muslims

Lloyd Steffen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Lloyd Steffen

The statement of support for Muslims was not directed at any individual or group but at attitudes that are contrary to ideals widely shared in America about religious people from different traditions respecting one another and living together in peace.

Building Tolerance on American Campuses

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

When President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address, challenged the nation to "reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion," he offered a social commentary that has timely relevance in higher education.

Does the Qur'an Deny The Truth Of Other Religions?

Kabir Helminski | Posted 01.19.2016 | Religion
Kabir Helminski

Intrinsic Qur'anic values are not some barbaric medieval system of dogma and rigid rules; these values are fundamentally harmonious with the best of Western Civilization.

The U.S. Has Become More Religiously Diverse

Rev. Donald Heckman | Posted 01.14.2016 | Religion
Rev. Donald Heckman

Many people are very discouraged by the current climate of anti-Muslim and anti-"other" rhetoric that so fills the airwaves. However, the larger reality is that we are progressing as anation towards a more positive appropriation of our rich religious diversity.

Why Religious Diversity Is the Pathway to Peace

Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr. | Posted 12.29.2015 | Religion
Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr.

In the year ahead and for years to come, may we seek opportunities to learn from one another, practice respect for each other's traditions, and work together across lines of difference to create diverse, democratic and peaceful communities.

Evangelicals Reject Anti-Muslim Hatred

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 10.29.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

It seems there is a growing movement of evangelicals and institutions committed to a new way forward: loving our Muslim neighbors rather than being compelled by hatred.

Interreligious Dialogue: The Political and Theological

Anantanand Rambachan | Posted 06.21.2015 | Religion
Anantanand Rambachan

Religious diversity presents us with new challenges and opportunities that may be described, broadly, as political and theological. These are interrelated, but, for convenience, we will discuss them separately. Let us consider first, the political.

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.08.2015 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in t...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.31.2015 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in t...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in t...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.17.2015 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in t...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.11.2015 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in t...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, December 28 - January 3

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.03.2015 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of j...

The Why and How of Religious Diversity Training

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion
Deborah J. Levine

Before embarking on the information modules, a philosophic overview of religious diversity training should be considered. There will be people who are skeptical, or hostile, to anything labeled as interfaith.

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, December 21 - 27

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.27.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of j...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.22.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in t...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.13.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways -- all of which are both beautiful and infinitely meaningful. These photos capture the incredible d...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.06.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of j...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of j...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of j...

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.09.2014 | Religion

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways -- all of which are both beautiful and infinitely meaningful. These photos capture the incredible d...

The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

Principled Pluralism

Alec Hill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Alec Hill

When pluralism is wrongly defined, nonsensical policies result. In the California State University system, for example, sororities and fraternities are explicitly exempted from gender discrimination in selecting leaders, while faith-based groups are not.

Assemblies Of God Highlights Diversity For 100th Anniversary

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 08.08.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The Rev. Paul Agamiri made a vow when he was housed at a Kenyan refugee camp in the 1990s: If he ever made it to the United States, he would wor...

While Americans Debate Impact of Hobby Lobby Ruling, Religious Persecution Mounts Worldwide

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

While we here in America continue the Hobby Lobby debate, there are religious freedom matters with serious life and death consequences elsewhere in the world right now, today, which also deserve your attention.