Being Our Full, Authentic Selves
Posted on August 14, 2014
- By Aisha Ansano
We can “no longer afford to remain cloistered in the so-called comfort of like-minded people.” Too many people have strongly held beliefs that affect their actions, and pretending that the world is only full of people like us leads to a lot of conflict.
A Fast for Peace
Posted on July 23, 2014
- By Avi Smolen
Jews and Muslims fasted in solidarity with each other to show our similarities and shared commitment to peace. The physical discomfort of fasting was a constant reminder throughout the day of the violence and fear in Israel/Palestine.
Why Develop Religious Literacy Anyway?
Posted on May 29, 2014
- By Benjamin Marcus
At its best, religious literacy education develops the wisdom to see why Americans should not understand religions as monoliths and how they can productively engage with religiously diverse communities to encourage active pluralism.