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. But we are never completely free until we work together for loving community and just practices.
Churches are rediscovering their role as community centers, helping to relocalize and revitalize struggling communities.
Our task is to become conscious of the ways in which we believe ourselves limited by the current conditions of our lives. We are called to remember, and to open to greater purpose.
The need to engage in interfaith dialogue has never been greater. 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.
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.
Video: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, calling for a legally binding agreement on climate change, says the movement for climate justice in Copenhagen would cheer God up.
Ecumenical author Karen Armstrong wished for a Charter for Compassion, a yardstick for global empathy crafted from the input of tens of thousands of religious and secular people all over the world. She says that a version of the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," is present in all major world religions.
Puanani Burgess tells the story of one student with a gift—a gift our schools are not cultivating.