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Chloe is Assistant Editor at OnFaith. She graduated from Colorado College in 2016 with a BA in Religious Studies and is happy to continue learning about and discussing religion at OnFaith. Her favorite thing about OnFaith is how easy it is to share articles, videos, and general thoughts about religion and faith.

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04/19/2017

How To Share Your OnFaith Five

The OnFaith Five is a set of questions we all can answer to express our own relationship with faith and connect us in our search for meaning.
04/18/2017

My OnFaith 5: "Curiosity"

The OnFaith Five is a set of questions we all can answer to express our own relationship with faith and connect us in our search for meaning.
04/12/2017

Songkran: Thai New Year in a Nutshell

Songkran is known to many Western tourists as the biggest, wildest water fight / nation-wide party you'll ever see, but this raucous tradition has ...
04/12/2017

5 Things to Know About Passover

For those of you who are confused, overwhelmed, or just want to know more about this important holiday -- this is a great read to clarify some of t...
04/12/2017

Quick Facts: A Traditional Seder

Seder is a highly meaningful meal enjoyed during the Jewish holiday of Passover. It's a time to remember the past and be grateful for the present. ...
04/12/2017

Seder Plate

An interactive photo of a traditional Seder plate -- scroll over items to find out what they are and their significance! Add your own comments with...
04/07/2017

6 Palm Sunday Symbols & Their Meanings

Palm Sunday kicks off Holy Week with a big service filled with ancient symbolism and meaning. Find out what it's all about!
04/05/2017

Rama Navami 2017: What You Should Know

Here’s a quick recap of what you should know about one of the most important Hindu festivals.
03/31/2017

8 Surprising Facts About the Baha'i Faith

Here's a starter guide to the fascinating Baha'i faith
03/24/2017

5 Things to Know & Share About the Annunciation

Christians celebrate the Angel Gabriel's announcement of Jesus' birth to Mary on March 25.
03/23/2017

5 Things Evangelicals Get Wrong About Homosexuality

We evangelicals need to get beyond what we believe and pay attention to how we believe.
03/23/2017

10 Scriptures to Read When You're Living In Fear

It's impossible to show the selfless love of Jesus when you're overcome with fear.
03/18/2017
03/16/2017

Saint Patrick: 5 Things to Know About the Man, the Myth, and the Legend

Here’s a little refresher course in what St. Patty’s Day is all about and some fun facts about the man who inspired it all.
03/13/2017

Holi Festival 2017: 5 Things You Should Know About the Spectacular Celebration

Hindus mark the arrival of spring every year by staging a popular ‘Festival of Colour’, as commemorated by today’s Google Doodle. | Originally publ...
03/01/2017

"Happy Lent" ?

An Ash Wednesday Homily // Originally posted on The Unexpected Pastor
02/16/2017

You Are the Universe: Q & A with Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra answers questions about elements of religion, science, and faith in his new book collaboration with Menas Kafatos, "You Are the Unive...
02/15/2017
02/02/2017

Texas Muslim Capitol Day 2017

January 31, 2017. 2017's Texas Muslim Capitol Day was in stark contrast to the 2015 event overtaken by anti-Islamic protestors. Instead, 2017 broug...
01/31/2017

8 Religious Charities to Donate to in 2017

Pre-vetted, pre-approved charities doing great work at home and abroad.
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"To learn more about what a Seder meal is like,  CLICK HERE" read more
"Bitter Herbs (Maror & Chazeret): Bitter herbs, such as horseradish or endive lettuce are often placed here to represent the bitter oppression o..." read more
"Vegetables ("Karpas," or parsley): Here's a bit of a riddle – in Hebrew, the letters of "karpas" can be rearranged to form the word "perech" (meani..." read more
"Charoset Paste:This is a paste made of apples, pears, nuts, and wine to represent the mortar and brick made by the Israelites while slaves to the E..." read more
"Bitter Herbs (Maror & Chazeret): bitter herbs, such as horseradish or endive lettuce are often placed here to represent the bitter oppression o..." read more
"Some use something very different from lamb, like chicken, because they do not want to offer the paschal offering in the absence of the Holy Temple" read more
"Lamb ("Zeroa," or shankbone): the piece of roasted lamb represents the sacrifice that the Israelites made the afternoon before Passover, sparing th..." read more
"The Boiled Egg ("Beitzah") represents the pre-holiday offering that was brought to the Holy Temple back in the day. It is often eaten with salt wat..." read more
"Read about this event here in Matthew 21:9" read more
"Read about Jesus and the fig tree in...Matthew 21:18-22 Mark 11:12-14, 11:20-25" read more
"For more on the Ramayana, check out this OnFaith page completely devoted to the epic poem!" read more

Chloe Sharples shared Shawn Bose's post Interfaith Cooperation: An Invitation for All Beliefs

This interfaith movement is helping to dissolve the ever-rising tide of religious extremism present in society today, particularly on college campuses. Let’s make these com... view more