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Sarah is the Executive Editor of OnFaith. She is currently pursuing her master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Technology Commercialization. She is a 2015-2016 Handa Fellow in Interreligious Communication with the Religion Communicators Council. Sarah graduated with a B.A. in Religion from the University of the South in 2011, focusing her studies on conflict and human rights. She then spent two years in New York City where she interned for a United Nations ambassador and the Park51 Islamic community center. After spending four months studying religion in northern India, Sarah settled back in her native Austin in 2014.

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St. David's Episcopal Church
Palri Pema Od Ling
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affiliated institutions
The University of Texas at Austin
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
Sewanee: The University of the South
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My OnFaith 5: "In Flux"

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.

Melania Trump's Immigration Lawyer Speaks Out Against the President's Executi...

I believe in my heart that the President is a good man and sincerely wants to create a vetting system that will protect America...but the way this ...

#RESISTHATE: Silence Is Compliance

Our goal here is as simple as it is important: Call out hate in all forms.

President Obama's Farewell Address

Below, read Obama’s full remarks as delivered, according to a transcript provided by the White House:

God Made A Dog

Why did God create dogs? This video attempts to answer that.

What Is Advent?

The word Advent derives from the Latin word meaning coming. The Lord is coming. We may reflect that every year at this time we celebrate his coming...

OnFaith Conversations: Peter Manseau, religion curator at the Smithsonian Ins...

On his multi-faceted approach to curating the new exhibit and why there’s a renewed interest in his work

OnFaith Conversations: Antoine Leiris, author of “You Will Not Have My Hate”

On losing his wife in the Paris attacks and why love still trumps hate

The 2016 State of the First Amendment

Read the full report here

Ancestors of Faith: Apostle Paul and Other Travelers

Research and written also by Sarah Griffis, Kelsi Morrison-Atkins, and Karen Connor McGugan
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Sarah Mangum shared Sally Quinn's post Sally Quinn & Reza Aslan Discuss his new CNN show "Believer"

Reza Aslan shares the powerful experiences he had on his latest project, CNN's "Believer"; discusses his personal religious practice, Islam; and opens up about how the man ... view more

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Sarah Mangum shared Ronald Reeser's post Raincoats and the Armor of God

Usable lessons - This is the day the LORD has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it

Sarah Mangum shared Sam Shryock's post Ostara and the Very Special Eggs

Have you ever wondered what Easter Bunnies have to do with eggs? Enjoy this tale linking the two of them together

Sarah Mangum shared Joris Heise's post Holy thursday is about Others.

A commentary on the Washing of the Feet

Sarah Mangum shared Rabbi Moshe Ben Chaim's post Secrets of the Bible – God created the universe and the Bible. The universe spans 93 billion light-years, unveiling marvels everywhere. The Bible too contains the same b... view more

Sarah Mangum shared Norman LeDonne Jr's post Lamb of God

Twila Paris song about being saved by the Lamb of God

Sarah Mangum shared Tibetan Gallery's post Tibetan Art, Creating a ceremonial thangka: 19 Months in 2.5 minutes

19 months in 2.5 minutes. Behind the scenes at the Tibetan Gallery & Studio. Tashi is the first Tibetan to paint a two-story traditional ceremonial thangka outside of T... view more

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Tashi has trained and painted for over 18 years. From 2006-2010, he was the artist-in-residence at the Ganden Monastery in Dharamsala. He is both a master thangka painter a... view more

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Here are the links to the other entries in the series:Q... view more

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There is another version of how He Xiangu became immortal.  As a young girl, she worked for a very mean woman.  The woman told Xiangu to watch the soy milk she was making, ... view more

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This is a picture of the altar in the historic sanctuary of St. David's Episcopal Church (f. 1847) before their Christmas Eve service last year.  My paternal great-grandfat... view more

Sarah Mangum shared Sarah Mangum's post Top Five Misquotations Of The Qur’an

The recent surge in negative sentiments towards Islam and Muslims has resulted in many attempts to depict the religion as inherently violent. This has also resulted in absu... view more

Sarah Mangum shared Sarah Mangum's post Lahaina Jodo Pagoda, Maui

This is a picture I took at the Japanese Jodo Mission in Lahaina, Maui. Jodo Buddhism, is a branch of Pure Land Buddhism derived from the teachings of the Japanese monk Ho... view more

Sarah Mangum shared Navdeep Singh's post Vaisakhi Infographic

Vaisakhi is an important festival for Sikh faith. Check out more about it in this infographic created by Sikh Stage -

Sarah Mangum shared Eric T's post Christ with Beard

Sarah Mangum shared Sarah Mangum's post The Western Wall (2010)

This is a picture I took of the Western Wall (also Wailing Wall or Kotel) in the Old City of Jerusalem. It is part of the wall surrounding the Temple Mount, the holiest sit... view more

Sarah Mangum shared Sarah Mangum's post Jerusalem The Movie

Jerusalem takes audiences on an inspiring and breathtaking tour of one of the world's oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 yea... view more

Sarah Mangum shared OnFaith's Jerusalem page

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and one of the oldest cities in the world. It is located in the Judean Mountains, between the Mediterranean Sea and the northern edge of ... view more

Sarah Mangum shared post Jerusalem - Matisyahu

Psalm 137 New King James Version (NKJV) Longing for Zion in a Foreign Land 137 By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat down, yea, we wept When we remembered Zion. 2 We ... view more

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There is an obligation to drink four cups of wine during the Seder.  The Four Cups represent the four expressions of deliverance promised by God  view more

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Here's a picture from my time in the Old City, Jerusalem.