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Wednesday to Friday, July 25-27, 2012 Join our first 3-Day Faith House Immersion this summer! Abrahamic Manhattan will include visits to three different Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities in Manhattan, providing a rich sampling of Abrahamic diversity in NYC. Imagine walking the streets of New York City! But instead of trotting beaten tourists paths, you […]

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We wish you were here! So many of us are experiencing rapidly increasing religious diversity in our families, among our friends, at work, in popular culture, and civic life. Those of you who have been supporting us over the years understand this, and we here in New York wish you were here, so that we […]

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By Jaime Kraft On Wednesday, December 7, I attended the penultimate Faith House Tour Bus stop at Riverside Church’s “Space for Grace”.  As I entered the building, I was struck at first by the sheer magnitude of the place, and then by the beauty of its Gothic-style architecture and interior. I gathered with other friends […]

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Can the Word “Christianity” Be Saved from the Christians? Living Room with Frank Schaeffer, Oct 12, 2011 PROGRAM  7:00-05 pm – Bowie introduced Frank and the evening’s program 7:05-10 pm – Frank read the Prologue from his newest book, SEX, MOM and GOD: How the Bible’s Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics–and How I […]

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Doors 6 pm, Program 7-8:30 pm With Frank Schaeffer (http://www.frankschaeffer.com) Come hear the story of Frank Schaeffer’s personal journey from growing up in the beating heart of the Religious Right as the son of Francis and Edith Schaeffer, to becoming a convert in the Greek Orthodox church 25 years ago, a father, and a grandfather.  […]

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In the course of the recent past, I have found myself inspired and filled with hope. Instead of the usual sources of inspiration, I have caught a clearer glimpse of Hope as I learned about the history and dance for the black Madonna, experienced the renewed feeling of joy that is only found in a […]

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But perhaps the biggest strength of this book is that the collection of stories is held together by the author’s most compelling argument: that our religious diversity is not a problem to be overcome. Instead, diversity is the solution (read: blessing) we are offered. As he clearly states at the outset of his book, It’s Really All About God is not a discussion about religious pluralism, it is a discussion about interdependence.

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~ by Bowie Snodgrass I bought my copy of Mark Scandrette’s Soul Graffiti: Making a Life in the Way of Jesus (Jossesy-Bass, 2007) on August 1, 2008.  That date and “Church Basement Roadshow” are scribbled on the front page of the book; underneath it says, “Finished March 2, 2009”.  This is book I read slowly […]

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