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Principled Pluralism: The Challenge Of Religious Diversity In 21st Century America
Originally Posted: 07/03/2013 - 9:16am | Type: Press

July 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

On Scripture: Faith in New Places
Originally Posted: 05/29/2013 - 8:22am | Type: Blog

A dialogue becomes possible between faith communities in the midst of the world’s brokenness, a dialogue that is rooted not in maintaining established identities but in being attentive to the cry coming from t ...

Dear Christians: Relax. There’s No War on Our Faith
Originally Posted: 12/12/2012 - 10:52am | Type: Blog

We Christians have a long and storied history of playing the martyr, whether there’s actually anyone persecuting us or not. I sat behind a couple of folks on a plane to Seattle th ...

The Eclipse of the Airport Chapel
Originally Posted: 12/07/2012 - 2:12pm | Type: Blog

I dare you, whatever faith you are, to glance at the guestbook the next time you are in an airport that has a chapel, and in those pages you will find the most naked expressions of sorrow and need. ...

Ad Campaign Calls on Christians to 'Love Your Neighbors' of All Faiths
Originally Posted: 08/21/2012 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

As a result of generous contributions, Sojourners not only took out an ad in The Joplin Globe, but also erected billboards with the same message both in Joplin and Oak Creek, Wis., near the Sikh gurudwara. The ...

Report Highlights Islam’s Global Diversity
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 8:22am | Type: Blog

Beyond central pillars of the faith, Muslims worldwide vastly differ as religious convictions are shaped by cultural and social contexts, according to a new report by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Lif ...

Chaplains Say More Prisoners Switching Religions
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 1:31pm | Type: Blog

Religious conversions are on the rise in American prisons, according to a recent national survey of chaplains by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Religious conversions a ...

Rule No. 1 of Interfaith Relations: Faith is Required
Originally Posted: 10/28/2011 - 8:02am | Type: Blog

I know that effective blog posts require some kind of news hook to get people interested, so, take your pick: Nearly two weeks ago, 24 Copts died in Egypt. I know that effective ...

Who Wins When the U.S. Restricts Religious Freedom?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

There is one thing the opponents of the Cordoba Initiative (that plans to build an Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero) have in common with the Cordoba Initiative's leadership: their clear con ...