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Immersion Experience for Musicians, Liturgists, and Worship Leaders Join a group of thoughtful artists for a challenging three-day immersion in the rich musical diversity of New York City!  CONTACT US to learn more! What to expect: A team of skilled facilitators and long time New Yorkers will guide you through a span of concerts, music club experiences, and […]

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Faith House Manhattan is hiring: Assistant for Programming (part time) The Assistant for Programming is responsible for organization and execution of all immersions and other events held by Faith House Manhattan. He/she is also responsible for researching potential leads, outreach, and relationship building with individuals and groups that may be interested in immersion participation. This […]

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Democrats and Republicans, Muslims and Jews, 99% and 1%.  For Faith House, this year has been a time of not only hard work, but also anguish over the increasing polarizations that are gripping our city, country, and the world. If they don’t weaken or destroy ‘the other,’ people are beginning to fear, there will be […]

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  Religion comes to the news in cycles. Just when we think we are beyond religious intolerance, we witness another conflict, another act of exclusion, another burst of violence, and the pretense is torn away. Next year will have its measure of these disappointments and at times tragedies. They will be inevitable until we realize […]

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~ by Samir Selmanovic We live in the most religiously diverse country in history. We are part of the most inter-connected world population in history. We are part of the great struggle for interdependence. Last week I attended a conference auspiciously entitled “Educating Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Leaders for Service in a Multi-Religious World: The […]

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Here is an article I have recently written for the 4th anniversary of The Porpoise Diving Life titled: “Does Biblical Worldview Emerge?” I hope you enjoy it (note: it is not only about Christianity). Please let me know what you think by leaving a comment. ~ Samir Selmanovic Millennia ago when Shamanism was the prevalent […]

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Dear Friends of Faith House, In times past, strong cities were walled. Our religions developed in similar contexts of defensiveness, isolation and conflict. The times have changed.  Today, bridges, airports, roads, cell phones and the internet help cities survive and thrive on a connected planet. Religion, one of the most potent forces to mobilize human […]

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