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Religion in San Antonio

I find myself this week in San Antonio, Texas, at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion. Some 5,000 or so scholars of religion meet every year for sessions on hundreds of … Continue reading

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Turkey and the Gülen Movement

News reports from Turkey have noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly blamed the Hizmet (“Service”) movement and its exiled leader Fethullah Gülen for being a “shadow” subversive organization, and the instigators of the recent attempted coup. Erdogan has … Continue reading

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Farewell Examiner.com

Interesting synchronicity at work: as I mentioned in a recent post, I decided to return to the News & Notes blog after an extended and frustrating time with Examiner.com. The reasons for changing were piling up: every time I tried … Continue reading

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Fasting for Peace- Muslims and Jews

News of the escalating violence in Israel/Palestine over the past several weeks has troubled people around the world. Concern for the people of that area who suffer on both sides of the conflict has led Jews and Muslims to pledge … Continue reading

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Passing on the faith in a multifaith world

How will we teach our children in this multi-religious age? Monica Coleman, Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religions and Co-Director for Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Lincoln University, wrote this in a recent … Continue reading

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