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Not path to paradise

Scholarly response to ISIS’s most ‘fanatical, inciting opinions’

126 Muslim scholars endorse open letter denouncing inappropriate claims of engaging in jihad, ‘bizarre legal edicts.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 20, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

‘AMEN: A Prayer for the World’

6th Caravan Exhibition of Visual Art opens at National Cathedral

Intercultural, interreligious arts initiative bridges Middle East and West, will also travel to New York City. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 12, 2014

Saperstein named religious freedom ambassador

National Council of Churches welcomes appointment

First non-Christian to hold U.S. State Dept. position created in 1998. read more »

August 07, 2014

Woman condemned to die for her faith released

Sudan allows Ibrahim to leave country

‘An individual’s embrace of one religion does not in any way express disrespect for other religions,’ says National Council of Churches official. read more »

July 30, 2014

Religion isn’t dying

“Religion is dying.” Sound familiar? Yeah, I know. We all hear it often and for those of us who depend on a healthy religious community to continue our work, the idea of organized religion dying out is an uneasy thought. As a rising senior with hopes of entering... read more »

Posted by Erin Brown on June 25, 2014

Christian woman condemned to death for her faith

Social-justice agency urges Sudan to set aside court’s sentence

United Methodist Church Social Principles condemn ‘all overt and covert forms of religious intolerance.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on May 22, 2014

Protect the common good

Hobby Lobby case goes beyond contraception

Healthy Families, Healthy Planet director says letting employer restrict access imposes on religious freedom. read more »

by Katey Zeh
on March 26, 2014

Walking the lonesome valley

Half of all Christian martyrs killed in 20th century alone

75% of world’s population lives in countries where governments, social groups or individuals restrict people’s ability to practice their faith. read more »

by Jacob Dharmaraj
on January 27, 2014

End violence against religious minorities

Interfaith leaders support American Muslims against vitriolic commentary

Shoulder-to-Shoulder cautions such comments can seem to sanction mosque opposition. read more »

October 04, 2013

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