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Bearing Witness: Chris Jordan on Art, Grief, and Transformation Bearing Witness: Chris Jordan on Art, Grief, and Transformation
by Brooke Jarvis
Photographer Chris Jordan's latest project left him feeling grief and hopelessness. Now he wants more people to discover how productive those emotions can be.
Getting to the Heart of Interfaith Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Rev. Wendy L. Bell
The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi & a Sheikh.
Book Excerpt: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith Book Excerpt: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon, Sheikh Jamal Rahman
In the chapter "Honoring the Spirit" the Interfaith Amigos describe one of the most meaningful moments they have experienced in their work together.
A Thousand Suns A Thousand Suns
Our new problems might require paying attention to old wisdom. A new documentary looks to indigenous leadership for answers—and throws our way of life into sharp relief.
Freeing the Spirit of Change Freeing the Spirit of Change
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
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.
Moving Beyond Ego Moving Beyond Ego
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
How getting to know your inner self can help foster peace, understanding, and happiness.
Holy Week: A Journey Toward Community Holy Week: A Journey Toward Community
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
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.
Church in Our Times: Spirit and Security in the Face of Crisis Church in Our Times: Spirit and Security in the Face of Crisis
by Andrée Zaleska
Churches are rediscovering their role as community centers, helping to relocalize and revitalize struggling communities.
Ending the Trance, Answering the Call Ending the Trance, Answering the Call
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
Passover invites us to shake off the old stories of limitation, and create new ones of possibility and service.
Head, Heart, and Hands: Breaking the Cycle of Religious Fear Head, Heart, and Hands: Breaking the Cycle of Religious Fear
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
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.
Called Back to the Essentials Called Back to the Essentials
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
The Abrahamic faiths began when prophets called people back to the essentials: compassionate, caring community and the universal principles of love and service.
A Call to Bring the World Together… A Call to Bring the World Together…
Video: Since its November 2009 launch, over 36,000 people have affirmed the Charter for Compassion, a project that sprouted from author Karen Armstrong's TED speech. Based on the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," the charter is a result of public input from 150,000 religious and secular people worldwide.
Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable Interfaith Doesn't Mean Interchangeable
by Ted Falcon
Our task is not to exclude others nor to deny our differences, but to find the core teachings that unite us.
An Invitation to Sacred Intention An Invitation to Sacred Intention
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Sheikh Jamal Rahman
Three friends from different faiths offer guidance for forming intentions that focus not on what we do or don't have, but on who we are.
We Are All Connected We Are All Connected
Electronic musician John Boswell's project "The Symphony of Science" sets scientific knowledge to music, exploring our relationship with one another and with the universe.
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