Faith: Other World Religions

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    Voodoo recognizes an invisible world of great spiritual power, according to Sallie Ann Glassman, a Voodoo priestess, community organizer, and founder of the New Orleans Healing Center. More

    May 27, 2011 | Comments

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    When disaster strikes, the character of a culture is revealed, and in Japan, perceptions of disaster are deeply rooted in traditional religious culture.

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch religion scholar Stephen Prothero, author of the new book “God Is Not One,” discuss why all religions are not different paths to the same God and why distinctions among religions matter. More

    May 10, 2010 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview in Cambridge, Massachusetts with theologian and Harvard professor Harvey Cox. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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    Sunitha Mani is an Indian Hindu, born in America. Her mother calls her a modern girl. Even so, as she prepares for her marriage, she is going the traditional route, and then some.

    July 31, 2009 | Comments

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    The lectern in Lagos holds both Quran and Bible, and the worshippers say they are both Christian and Muslim.

    February 13, 2009 | Comments

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    It is the belief of many Chinese that there is an ongoing spiritual connection between them and their forebears. They venerate them, pray to them, and take gifts to their graves.

    July 18, 2008 | Comments

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    “Forty-five years for Kenya is very a short period of time for 45 tribes to have come together and meshed into one,” says Kenyan Quaker minister Oliver Kisaka. More

    June 13, 2008 | Comments

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    Mandeans share some rituals, symbols, and variations of stories found in Jewish and Christian scriptures but their belief system sets them fundamentally apart. More

    January 4, 2008 | Comments

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    While religious conflict is dominating the headlines, there are some who are trying to find understanding and respect across religious lines. A group of women in Cambridge, Massachusetts is doing just that. They have founded a book club to learn from each other’s Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions. More

    September 29, 2006 | Comments

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