Archive for the ‘Postsecular City’ Category
Debate continues after French high court prohibited gun-toting secularist police from humiliating religious women on the beaches
The principle of secularism is a spear in xenophobic, Islamophobic and sexist battles. Journey Everywhere feature
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.
A Confluence of Big Events for 3 Faiths
OpeEd: as the expectations rise for the Pope’s arrival into New York City, even teenagers with gang colors are stopping to do cross symbols.
Buddhist abbot believes that clear words can clean hearts. So, being clear about who we are in New York City might have spiritual benefits.
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah hopes that the new openness means that the pope will “expand his view” to allow gay Catholics to have more space in their church.
The Muslims, like other religious groups in the city, divide between those who put politics at the center of their social involvement, and others, who put the cultivation of the soul as their first civic duty. Mosque City NY, Part 14
Evangelical Protestant leader calls Pope Francis’ gathering at the 911 Memorial a pivotal event for NYC
Brooklyn pastor A. R. Bernard will be one of the ten religious leaders to stand this coming Friday alongside Pope Francis at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in downtown Manhattan.
Sarsour’s energy starts to rise as she talks about the acceptance of Muslims in New York City. She hopes to discover a kindred spirit in Pope Francis at the Memorial. Mosque City NY, Part 13
In a gesture of religious solidarity for peace, the pontiff asked 700 clergy and other leaders to assemble at the September 11 Memorial and Museum.