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Religious Diversity

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.

Does Religious Diversity Have a Future in the U.S.?

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 07.06.2014 | Religion
Deborah J. Levine

Despite an increase in lawsuits related to religious expression and workplace discrimination, religious diversity is an area of diversity and inclusion often missing from leadership development. 

It's Time for the Senate to Support the Religious Freedom Envoy to Middle East, Central Asia

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

It seemed like a simple, symbolic piece of legislation that elected officials of all political affiliations could quickly agree on, right? After all, who could be opposed to a special envoy dedicated to protecting the rights of religious minorities in some of the most troubled regions of the world?

The Most Religiously Diverse Countries Are..

Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion

It won't come as any surprise that Vatican City is the least religiously diverse 'country' in the world. More than 99% of inhabitants are Christian. ...

A Celebration Of The Diverse Faces Of African-American Religion

Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion

Religion and spirituality has always played an important role within African-American communities. Considerable attention has already been given to th...

Worrying Trends in the World of Religious Liberty

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 03.19.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The new report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project highlights a number of troubling trends that should concern anyone -- whether private citizen or public official.

Our Brother's Keeper

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

When one established right is weakened or worse, it's that much easier to erode additional rights. That is why cases like EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch -- despite the fact that no members of our own faith are involved -- motivate the Adventist Church to action.