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14 Religious Moments In 2014 That Give Us Hope For 2015

“Throughout the year there have been people of all different religions standing up for what is right, increasing understanding and peace between peoples…”

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December 29, 2014

“Dietrich von Hildebrand is best remembered today in theological circles for his contributions to Catholic thought. He should also be remembered for being an early and eloquent foe of Nazism…..”

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December 30, 2014

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The Catholic Philosopher Who Took on Hitler

“Dietrich von Hildebrand is best remembered today in theological circles for his contributions to Catholic thought. He should also be remembered for being an early and eloquent foe of Nazism…..”

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December 29, 2014

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The Rabbinates animosity toward Christianity

“Christmas is around the corner, and while not many associate it with the ongoing saga of religion/ state relations, it should serve as an important reminder of the battle to realize Israel’s founding promises of religious freedom and equality….”

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December 22, 2014


Europe’s New Problem With Anti-Semitism

“On July 11, a mob firebombed a synagogue outside Paris, one of eight anti-Semitic attacks in France that week…”

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December 19, 2014

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Jews and Christians: Embracing the Wide Spectrum

“James Carroll’s history of Christian anti-Semitism, “I would like to offer my reflections on three trends I perceive in the study of early Jewish/Christian relations, both here at the SBL and more broadly…”

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December 18, 2014


‘Christ Actually’ asserts that Jesus is human, Jewish and divine

“James Carroll’s history of Christian anti-Semitism, “Constantine’s Sword,” eloquently and movingly combined wide-ranging scholarship with the author’s search for an authentic Catholic faith…”

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December 17, 2014

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In Memoriam To Our Founder

Irvin Borowsky, Founder of the American Interfaith Institute, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, two days after his 90th birthday.

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Mindful Sermons: Preaching John 1:19 Without Prejudice

“The Jews.” These two words communicate a generalization that brings to mind, not individual people with individual characteristics…
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Pope Francis attends Divine Liturgy with Ecumenical Patriarch

“The selection of Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic Church demonstrates a shift from Europe to the Southern Hemisphere, geographic shifts that Jews have also experienced…”

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November 30, 2014

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The Future of Catholic-Jewish Relations Under Pope Francis

“The selection of Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic Church demonstrates a shift from Europe to the Southern Hemisphere, geographic shifts that Jews have also experienced…”

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December 3, 2014

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Getting Past Supersessionism

“How do we portray the ur-conflict, the ‘impossible relationship’ between an old immovable object and a new irresistible force as they collided in antiquity?…”

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February 10, 2014

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Breaking the Taboos of Interfaith Dialogue

TEDxDU’s theme of “Radical Collaboration” is personified in Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, and Imam Jamal Rahman – collectively known as The Interfaith Amigos.

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