Everyone knows the idiom “different strokes for different folks.” Few, however, know the idiom “different views from different Jews” — on the afterlife.
When it comes to sacred texts, Christopher Leighton thinks historical literacy is just as important as understanding the words on the page.
The term “interfaith leader” may not be part of the vernacular yet, but founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core,
Roughly 50 percent of Americans don’t know the Quran is the holy book of Islam. Such is a finding by Stephen Prothero, indicative of the level of religious literacy in America and the focus of his Interfaith Lecture Tuesday in the Hall of Philosophy.
BRIA GRANVILLE | Staff Photographer Meryl Justin Chertoff, Executive Director of Justice and Society at the Aspen Institute, delivers the
Marc Saperstein is speaking in the middle of the week, but he wants his audience to think about the end
Stephen Prothero wrote the book on American religious illiteracy — literally. “We are one of the most religious nations on
According to Meryl Justin Chertoff, interfaith relations need an upgrade. Chertoff, director of the Aspen Institute’s Justice and Society Program, will
Jewish people are not homogenous, Rabbi Samuel Stahl said. They are diverse in the way they practice their faith and at the extent to which they follow Jewish laws.
Hussein Rashid said death has power because people don’t understand it. Certain Muslim traditions, though, try to give death meaning.