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.
The Bigger Calling
Posted on April 29, 2014
- By Frank Fredericks
We must work across faith communities. As long as there’s poverty, inequality, & violence in this world, we must recognize that our bigger calling is to work together on these challenges, not isolate ourselves in a way that impedes our progress.