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Faith House is the down-to-earth, practical and personal embodiment of what the so-called theological experts hold up as the ideal of interreligious dialogue: a place where people can explore the diversity of religions while cherishing the real differences of religions. ~ Paul Knitter, Paul Tillich Professor of Theology, World Religions and Culture at Union Theological Seminary […]

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Below is the program we used for our interfaith Purim gathering.  Feel free to read through it online at home or adapt it for your local community. Purim!  How Queen Esther Reversed History February 24, 2010 Led by Rabbi Justus Baird Music by Barry Merer Welcome & Introduction – Bowie (5 min) Opening Purim Song […]

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Wednesday, February 24, 2009 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts With Rabbi Justus Baird Come celebrate Purim with a traditional reading of the Book of Esther, the only book in the Bible that does not mention G-d, where a beautiful Jewish woman becomes Queen of Persia […]

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~ by Rabbi Justus Baird. Rabbi Baird is Director of the Center for Multifaith Education at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York and serves on the Advisory Council of FaithHouse. According to Jewish tradition, the Sun was in a certain place in the heavens at the exact moment when the world was created.  And every […]

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~ by Samir Selmanovic Ever since Professor Jon Paulien and other faculty from Loma Linda University initially inspired me to take this journey off the maps, I have met some trail-blazing academics who have added to the fire. Foremost among them is Professor Paul Knitter from Union Theological Seminary and Rabbi Or Rose from Hebrew […]

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Rabbi Justus Baird is the director of the Center for Multifaith Education at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City.  He received his MA and Rabbinic Ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, specializing in theology and bioethics, and studied as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Rabbi Baird brings an entrepreneurial approach to […]

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The Advisory Council exists to ensure that the Faith House community stays faithful to its mission and operates with integrity, wisdom, and effectiveness. The council has the responsibility to make difficult decisions, the authority to ask any question, and the commitment to offer support, encouragement, and guidance to Faith House leadership. Advisory Council Members: Nurah […]

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