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Tearing Down Inequality with the Strength of Our Differences

Commentary Kimberly N. Alleyne Publisher and Editor, The Harvest Magazine       Tweet: Religious and moral leaders, theologians, and laypeople from all faiths must not be remiss in their collective duty to stir a sea change. Several anniversaries have greeted the first half of 2015: the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to… Read More Tearing Down Inequality with the Strength of Our Differences

Christianity, Culture, Faith, Faith Community, Faith-based Organizations, Interfaith, Religion, Social Justice, Spirituality

Subjective approach to religion breeds interfaith understanding

Religious ideas are often expressed in philosophic language. Thus much of classical Jewish, Christian and Muslim theology can best be understood in the context of the teachings of the ancient Greeks, particularly Plato and Aristotle, and their interpreters through the ages. In the last couple of centuries, German thinkers like Immanuel Kant have helped exponents… Read More Subjective approach to religion breeds interfaith understanding

Christianity, Church, Culture, Current events, Interfaith, Israel, Pentecost, Religion

Misrepresenting Christians at Mount Zion

Misrepresenting Christians at Mount Zion Jerusalem, the Old City. Early morning, Shavuot. As I do every year, I go for a ritual bath in the old city mikve. This year a message is posted on the bulletin board that catches my attention. The message is in the traditional “question and answer” form, addressed to the… Read More Misrepresenting Christians at Mount Zion