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Father John Blogs on No Impact Week Father John Blogs on No Impact Week
by Fr. John Rausch
Appalachian priest John Rausch has to drive 22,000 miles a year as part of his ministry. But he wants to strike a balance between the needs of the earth and those of his community.
After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Imam Jamal Rahman
Brought together by 9/11, three friends of different faiths look for answers about when and why religion leads to violence.
What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson
by Paul Hawken
"Reimagining the world was a responsibility for Ray, a gift to a future that is begging for selflessness and vision." Paul Hawken honors the life of a green business pioneer.
Keeping Faith With Peace Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie Schloredt
On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
A Meditation on Revolution A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacks
From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
“God is What Happens When Humanity is Connected” “God is What Happens When Humanity is Connected”
Jim Gilliam: Why the Internet is my religion.
Building a Resilient Congregation Building a Resilient Congregation
by Sarah Byrnes
Religious congregations are embracing a new role: economic support groups.
Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth
by Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai: What role does spirituality play in our work to heal the earth?
I’m Looking for Justice, Not Vengeance I’m Looking for Justice, Not Vengeance
by Brooke Jarvis
A 9/11 widow on working for peace when the world expects you to want revenge.
Violence Disguised as Religion Violence Disguised as Religion
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
Pastor Don Mackenzie on how to keep religion from being used to justify hatred and suffering.
Answering Your Interfaith Questions Answering Your Interfaith Questions
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
If compassion is taught as the heart of all religious traditions, why is it that religion seems to divide us?
Greed is Not a Virtue Greed is Not a Virtue
by David Korten
Wall Street's celebration and promotion of moral perversion as a virtue must be exposed and condemned.
Book Review: GreenDeen Book Review: GreenDeen
by Jamal Rahman
How Islamic faith and environmentalism can be combined in everyday life.
Saying Goodbye: What Do We Teach Kids about Death? Saying Goodbye: What Do We Teach Kids about Death?
by Shannon Hayes
Shannon Hayes: When we shelter ourselves and our kids from the realities of death, what else might we be sacrificing?
The Teatime Series The Teatime Series
by Betty Udesen
How backyard hummingbirds gave a healing photojournalist a new lens on life.
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