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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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Wednesday, June 9, 2010 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts With Peter Rollins Music Isaac Everett It is natural for us to look at other people’s beliefs and practices in light of our own and judge them accordingly. By doing this we stand over and above […]

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Cute and Sad

On March 29, 2009 By

~ by Samir Selmanovic Recently I got one of the regular mailing I receive from Tanenbaum Center, a vocal proponent of the Golden Rule. Enclosed was a card that would shake any believer who still lives with an illusion that the heart of his/her religion is in its center.  It has moved to the edges, […]

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~ Zane Yi was raised in the Christian tradition and is fascinated by the interplay of philosophical and theological thought through history. He teaches and studies philosophy at Fordham University, where he is a graduate student. Zane and his wife, Angela, live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. If you’ve browsed this website, you’ve […]

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WELCOME

On October 26, 2007 By

This is a journey of faith. We are leaving familiar territory. Most of us encounter God and join our religious families with great expectations.  At the beginning, we dream and are ready to risk, change, even sacrifice for the good of the world.  We have visions of justice, courage, and peace for all humanity. But […]

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~ link to CrossCurrents Magazine, an interview of Tony Campolo by Shane Claiborne Shane pointed me to this article, entitled On Evangelicals and Interfaith Cooperation.  I think it gives honest, constructive, and Biblically sound reflection about how a fruitful relationship between progressive evangelical Christians and other religions could look like.  True gems, both the article […]

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