Category Archives: Christianity

Do your actions belie your faith?

A study released by the Public Religion Research Institute in Washington this week suggests that Americans bring very different standards to how they evaluate religious violence. People were asked “when people claim to be ______ and commit acts of violence … Continue reading

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UCC celebrates Muslim Community

From the United Church of Christ newsletter: UCC Clergy support California’s ‘Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month’ August 08, 2016 Written by Connie Larkman United Church of Christ congregations and clergy in California are celebrating the Golden State’s bold show of … Continue reading

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Interfaith Prayer Vigil Responds to Recent Tragedies

It’s been a grim stretch of weeks, filled with reports of terror attacks, police shootings, ambushes, attempted coups and on and on and on. The political cartoon in the San Jose Mercury News showed a woman carrying a newspaper filled … Continue reading

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The INTRAfaith Conversation: Dr. Susan Strouse

After a generally unsatisfying run at Examiner.com, I’ve decided to return to my own blogging platform to allow me more freedom of expression. You can find my older postings, at least for now, under San Jose Interfaith Examiner. The Rev. … Continue reading

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Religious census shows changing face of America

Although the United States is still predominantly populated by Christians, significant changes are taking place in the number of followers of other religious traditions. According to a report from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which does a … Continue reading

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Eboo Patel speaks on creating pluralism out of diversity

Eboo Patel made some powerful observations about the hard work of learning how to get along with people who are different from you. The founder and director of the Interfaith Youth Core, based in Chicago, was at Santa Clara University … Continue reading

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Passing on the faith- more thoughts

In my note yesterday on teaching children faith in this multifaith era, I did not note that the article by Monica Coleman that was my starting point was actually part of a larger collection of articles at Patheos that are … Continue reading

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