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Beyond ‘Kony 2012’: Jason Russell’s attempt at a comeback

ATLANTA — A campaign to arrest an African warlord generated awareness in more ways than the effort’s co-founder Jason Russell … Continued

How to counter violent extremism

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

Seminary, private college form Desmond Tutu center

RNS () — Two schools hope to bring the message of reconciliation retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu preached in South … Continued

What Tony Blair meant about Islam

(Photo credit: Patrick McMullan) Globalization will be the greatest force for good in the 21st century, but it will also … Continued

Fuller Seminary names preaching prof Mark Labberton next president

With one foot in the church and the other in the academy, the Rev. Mark Labberton says he’s ready for … Continued

Panelist: A global faith

“Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.” This statement of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the … Continued

Facing faith in American public schools

Beginning this fall, students in Jodi Ide’s class at Brighton High School will go beyond textbook discussions of world religions … Continued

Religious commitments and social change

Today’s guest blogger is Hilary Keachie, a Faiths Act Fellow Alumna who spent the last year building interfaith cooperation and … Continued

Religion and U.S. foreign policy

By Leonard Leochair, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom It’s early December 2009 and a U.S. Commission on International Religious … Continued

Going glocal: a World Bank parable

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Believe it or not, the term ‘glocalization’ has entered the vocabulary enough to appear … Continued

The Globalization of Tolerance

By Tony Blair Faith matters. Even if you are not of religious faith yourself. Over 4 billion people world-wide recognize … Continued

A Different Kind of Islam

Diana Eck, Harvard scholar, has documented the stunning religious change that America is experiencing. I glimpsed a piece of it … Continued

Don’t Panic, But Do Mind Your Own Business!

In this crisis, most of us should resolutely mind our own business, act charitably toward neighbors in need, comfort the … Continued

The Financial Tsunami Drowning Poverty Agenda

The most shocking comment for me in last week’s Vice Presidential debate was Joe Biden’s rather casual suggestion that foreign … Continued

Celebrate One Nation of Many Faiths

Be clear about what historically was at the core of our founding father’s understanding of the separation of church and … Continued

The Great Divide

The disconnects among different worlds come through powerfully at World Economic Forum (WEF) meetings. Bringing everyone together under one tent … Continued