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Three voices woven together, three Abrahamic faiths supporting each other, for the good of the world. Imagine! La ilaha illa ‘lla. “There is no God but God.” Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hated, let me sow love. From the Prayer of St. Francis Oseh shalom, bimromav. Hu ya’haseh shalom aleinu. “He […]

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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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~ by Samir Selmanovic While traveling this last Summer speaking about the new inter-religious reality we find ourselves in, I stopped in San Luis Obispo, South/Central California. For the last part of a two-day program, Pastor Josh Thompson of San Luis Obispo Seventh-day Adventist church staged an evening in a downtown public space (9/25/10) where […]

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My Summer of Religion

On September 17, 2009 By

~ by Leah Varsano I spent this summer as the Faith House Intern. I’m currently in my senior year at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY as a Religion Major. Previous to this internship I had been vaguely interested in interfaith for some time, and my experiences studying abroad in India strengthened my desire to be […]

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~ by Frankie Fredericks, Executive Director of World Faith   It was three years ago that I embarked on a journey that would begin to define my life.  I was a Music Business student at New York University, but felt I needed to spend a year abroad to pursue the larger, unanswered questions in my […]

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~by Samir Selmanovic I have been posting 5-8 min podcast episodes leading to the publication date of my new book It’s Really All About God: Reflections of a Muslim Atheist Jewish Christian (Sept 8, 2009, by Jossey-Bass). Podcasts are produced by my daughter Ena (that’s her voice at the end of each episode). If you […]

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~by Samir Selmanovic A thought experiment: let’s imagine the whole world has converted to Christianity. Every group professes the Apostle’s Creed, the classic statement of Christian belief. There are no mosques, synagogues, temples, or altars of any kind—just churches. Governments are run by Christians, corporations are run by Christians, all art is Christian. Every teacher […]

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Personal Mission:  Learning to love well, God, people, and all of life. Samir Selmanovic, Ph.D., (SAH-meer Sel-MAHN-ovich) is an author, activist, leader, and lover. Besides serving Faith House Manhattan as the president of the board, Selmanovic is also the director of a Christian community called Citylights. He has been profiled in the New York Times […]

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