Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, and Sheikh Jamal Rahman, known collectively as the "interfaith amigos," have been learning and teaching together since 2001. They blog weekly for YES! Magazine.
Very often, what we dislike in others is something that we need to acknowledge, heal, integrate, and empower in ourselves.
Learn more about the book in which we tell the story of how our interfaith work came about.
Somewhere in our history, the link between inner spirituality and its expression in the world as loving social action grew faint. To renew that connection, we can draw deeply on traditions that call attention to our Oneness.
Ethical behavior and loving generosity are at the core of faith—so why is the world hurting? Rabbi Ted Falcon on why paying attention to our interconnection is the first step toward healing.
How getting to know your inner self can help foster peace, understanding, and happiness.
The journey through Holy Week is a journey “out of Egypt,” because it frees us from the practices and stereotypes that keep us from moving toward a more positive future.
Passover invites us to shake off the old stories of limitation, and create new ones of possibility and service.
By learning the foundations of each other's faiths, we can learn to respect and connect with one another so we may work together to build a better world.
The Abrahamic faiths began when prophets called people back to the essentials: compassionate, caring community and the universal principles of love and service.
Our task is not to exclude others nor to deny our differences, but to find the core teachings that unite us.