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Rev. Chloe Breyer
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The Rev. Chloe Breyer is Executive Director of the Interfaith Center of New York and also serves as an associate priest at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in West Harlem. Previously, Breyer worked at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, as Chaplain to the Cathedral School and Director of the Cathedral Forums on Religion on Public Life. After 9/11, Breyer undertook an interfaith initiative to rebuild a bombed mosque in Afghanistan and has returned four times for additional faith-based aid projects, including a women’s health clinic and a co-ed school. Prior to the 2005 Millennium Summit, Breyer worked with the US Campaign for the Millennium Development Goals to raise awareness about the MDGs among American religious leaders of different faith traditions. Breyer’s publications include The Close: A Young Woman's First Year at Seminary (Basic Books, 2000), along with chapters in What Can One Person Do? Faith to Heal a Broken World (Church Publishing, 2005), and Getting on Message: Challenging the Christian Right From the Heart of the Gospel (Beacon Press, 2006). Breyer is also a contributor to Slate and is working on her Ph.D. in Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.

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Remembering Annie Rawlings: Interfaith Justice Seeker, Beloved Friend

(3) Comments | Posted November 11, 2013 | 7:53 AM

Interfaith work is community organizing work.

While there is a place for finely worded doctrinal agreement about God, the real fruits of Interfaith work are measured in soup kitchens that honor multiple types of dietary constraints or City Hall marches that call on God in many names. Interfaith work involves...

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An Interfaith Buddhist Response to the Ground Zero Protests

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2010 | 5:42 AM

Liberals and conservatives have chosen sides over the Muslim community center near Ground Zero and plan to use the anniversary of September 11 as their battlefield. Abortion polemics are out; the debate over Islam is in. And so, come this Saturday, there will be two massive demonstrations: one protesting the...

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The Faithful Search: A Civics Primer for Real Patriots

(398) Comments | Posted August 9, 2010 | 12:07 PM

Cordoba House, the proposed mosque and community center near Ground Zero, appears to have catalyzed a national crisis of faith. Laurie Goodstein's article in the New York Times, "Across Nation, Mosque Projects Meet Opposition" documents at least three demonstrations against proposed mosques in Temecula, CA, Sheboygan, WI, and...

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