Tag Archives: Islamophobia

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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Faith Shared

It seems that it’s been a while since I’ve posted here- and now that we’re into a slower time in the Summer months, I have time to catch up on some of what’s been happening. The Interfaith Alliance and Human … Continue reading

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ING Webinar on Sharia Law

ING is a internationally respected educational organization based in San Jose that has been providing education in religious literacy for schools, hospitals, governmental agencies, law enforcement personnel, congregations, and community groups since 1993. It began with an Islamic Speakers Bureau … Continue reading

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GilroyDispatch writer decries opposition to Muslim Community

The GilroyDispatch published an excellent article yesterday by Lisa Pampuch addressing some recent opposition to plans for a mosque proposed by the South Valley Islamic Center. After pointing out that similar blind opposition was once raised against Japanese Americans, African … Continue reading

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Religious leaders opposing Islamophobia

A group of religious leaders from Santa Clara County held a press conference yesterday in response to the recent increases in anti-Muslim rhetoric, demonstrations, and even attacks. The conference was organized by several local interfaith groups, including the Council of … Continue reading

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Speaking out against hatred

This statement has been issued from the Council of Churches of Santa Clara County in response to recent upsurges in anti-Muslim rhetoric, demonstrations, and harassment. A Public Letter Regarding Christian-Islamic Relations in the U.S. As Christians and Americans, we are … Continue reading

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Baptists condemn Islamophobia

It’s always wonderful to see people from my own tradition, Baptists, advocating for respect and understanding of other religious traditions. Baptists historically have been champions of religious liberty and the separation of church and state, and it is entirely consistent … Continue reading

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