Category: Religious Pluralism & Religion in the Modern World

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The Need for Discussing Religion in an Interfaith World

In a diverse society, debate is unavoidable. How do we discuss sensitive topics like religion openly, productively, and respectfully? There’s the old maxim of forbidden dinner table topics – right at the top, you’ll find…

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Religious Pluralism & Religion in the Modern World

An interfaith exploration of light representation in the celebration, practice and interpretation of religion

Light is a cross-cultural symbol for knowledge, truth and awareness that takes on even deeper meanings when we look to its use in religious texts and traditions. From ceremonial usage to the symbolic presence of…

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Religious Pluralism & Religion in the Modern World

Discussions for Peacebuilding: Peace, Justice and Violence in Sacred Texts

Discussions build interfaith understanding At Hartford Seminary, students engage in interfaith dialogue on a regular basis. Sometimes this means having difficult discussions about conflicts and events that have happened to and within different faith communities…

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Religious Pluralism & Religion in the Modern World

TikTok: Connecting and Bridging Gaps Between Religious Youth of All Faiths

The numbers of religious and spiritual youths are increasing and many are connecting on the popular app, TikTok, defying stereotypes while building understanding about their faith.

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