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Religious Literacy And Religious Liberty In Our Public Schools
Benjamin Pietro Marcus
The presidential nominee of a major political party actively promotes offensive religious tropes and encourages religious
Harvard Launches Free Online Class To Promote Religious Literacy
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To End Systemic Oppression, Non-Black Muslims Must Do This First
Scholar of Gender, Race and International Education
Non-Black Muslims in the United States, like myself, have to understand that our everyday experiences of Islamophobia today are intimately linked with the racism that our Black brothers and sisters have been experiencing for centuries.
So You Want to Be President: How's Your Interfaith IQ?
Director of Cross-Cultural & Interfaith Programs at Claremont ...
Our democratic system is laudable, and can be transformative for those of us who participate fully in it. We don't need to give up our system of allowing individuals to run for office and share their vision for the United States.
Eckerd College Isn't Religious and It Doesn't Matter
College student in Religious Studies, Co-News Editor-The Curre...
Eckerd students don't need to be religious -- they need to be able to talk about religion and its relationship to the world.
An Open Letter to Fellow Educators & Leaders Regarding Religious Literacy in Schools
Anisha Ismail Patel
Global Educator. Social Impact Entrepreneur . Promotes Women &...
Our American Muslim students are counting on us for our consistent efforts in doing what's best for our nation's schools. As educators, let us continue to rise to the challenge of meeting the needs of each and every child.
The Bible's Violent God Isn't
Author of THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO
There's no escaping the fact that Christians who take the Bible as a God-given dependable, trustworthy, and accurate source of information about God have some thinking to do.
Defining God: Revealing the Poverty of Religious Literacy
While recent events and crises demand our mourning and reflection on the implications of violence and bloodshed, a recent development in Malaysia also demands our reflection on the implications of ignorance and fear in our world.
Our History Of Religious Intolerance Must Come To An End
Rev. Gary R. Hall
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Amb. Thomas R. Pickering
We have a moral duty -- as both people of faith and Americans -- to take a stand for religious liberty and to make space for the Muslim-American identity to grow and prosper. Indeed, we will fail the guiding principles of this nation if we do not.
The Real Muslim Problem
Joyce S. Dubensky
CEO, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
When reading about the Afghanistan war, many people begin to conflate all Muslims with the radicals that we hear about on a daily basis. But what about this wonderful woman and her family and friends, who use Islam as a rich resource to promote peace?
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Sanctum Santorum: He's Not The Only Ignorant One
Interfaith Minister, author of 'American Veda: How Indian Spir...
Dividing us broadly into Christian, Hindu or Muslim might make for neat chapter headings in comparative religion books, but in a globalized, pluralistic world, the brand names don't say enough about the actual spiritual lives of individuals.
Occupy Interfaith: Why Millennials, Including The Irreligious, Need To Care About Religion
Author of 'Faitheist', Humanist Chaplain, Atheist and Interfai...
But what this irreligious, apathetic stance toward religion and the religious doesn't account for is the fact that we live in a world where many people do think and do care about religion -- a lot.
Sex In The Bible: An Interview With The Author Of 'Unprotected Texts'
Author, 'God is Not One'
The only way the Bible can be a sexual rulebook is if no one reads it.
seeks to offer a comprehensive, accessible discussion of the Bible in its entirety.
What Americans Really Need To Know About Religion
How important is it to know that Jonathan Edwards was an 18th-century revivalist? The survey's focus on factoids obscures a central challenge of the 21st century: negotiating the absolute conflict of multiple religious absolutes.
God In The U.S.A.: Americans Know More About Religion Than Most Other Subjects
New York Times Columnist. Bestselling Author. Dad. My latest b...
The real headline coming out of this week's survey on God in America should be that our knowledge of religion is not as bad as other subjects, and is arguably stronger.
How Much Do YOU Know About Religion? Take The Quiz
Americans Don't Know Much Abut The Bible --
Kenneth C. Davis
Author, "Don't Know Much About History"
For all of the talk of America being a "Christian Nation" and being founded on "religious principles," many Americans are as misinformed about religion as they are about history, basic science and geography.
Atheists, Agnostics Most Knowledgeable About Religion Than Believers, Survey Finds
Is Western Christianity Suffering From Spiritual Amnesia?
Diana Butler Bass
Author, "Grounded: Finding God in the World -- A Spiritual Rev...
At the present juncture of history, Western Christianity is suffering from a bad case of spiritual amnesia. Even those who claim to be devout or conservative often know little about the history of their faith traditions.
What Does The Buddha Have To Do With Jesus?
Author, 'The Immanent Divine: God, Creation and the Human Pred...
Every religious leader -- Rabbi, Imam, or Priest -- must be required to know a second religious language.
Ten Ways Christians Tend to Fail at Being Christian
Author, "Ashes to Asheville."
Speaking as someone who, well, had the conversion experience 14 years ago that I recounted in my last post, we Christians too often fail in these ten ways.
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