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9/11 Mourning & Hope by Alan Kleinberg

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Faith on the decks of the Titanic

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In every large tragedy New Yorkers’ religious faith has been a key element in the city’s perseverance and recovery. On June 14, 1904 the General Slocum sank in the East River while carrying down the whole congregation of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church from the Lower East Side to a church picnic on Long Island. [...]

After 9-11, evangelicals heart New York

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Pastors have their own brand of insider humor, just like doctors, lawyers, accountants and other skilled professionals. The same is true for the missionaries, researchers and pastors who plant churches. Thus, Ed Stetzer once heard a veteran missions professor tell the following bittersweet joke at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. It went [...]

After 9/11, New Yorkers are alive by joining together. Cover story, Southern People Weekly, China

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New York catches most of the heat in August. We are connecting with Tony Carnes and his assistant Melissa Kimiadi at 9:00am at the Starbucks on 125th Street. Today’s plan is to visit a few Harlem streets to investigate the situation of religious sites.

9/11 affected the city’s religious life in unnoticed ways

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  This year, the anniversary of 9/11 falls on a Sunday, providing a unique opportunity to see how churches were affected by the event. Most of the 10th Anniversary attention to religion will be on the large ceremonies produced by the downtown Manhattan religious establishments or on churches with rosters ravaged by many 9/11 deaths. [...]

Out of the Belly of the Beast. 9/11 and its impact on NYC’s evangelical churches

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The churches near World Trade Towers in New York City were shaken but were able to give immediate sanctuary in “the Belly of the Beast.”

REMEMBERING 9/11 | Former Wall Street Journal editor Melanie Kirkpatrick escaped 9/11 to witness New Yorkers learning to rebuild physically and spiritually by Paul Glader

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When terrorists flew airplanes into the World Trade Center towers 10 years ago, Melanie Kirkpatrick watched firsthand as the attacks brought New Yorkers to their knees. Kirkpatrick, editorial page deputy editor at The Wall Street Journal, wore high heels and a navy blue suit that morning when her subway train halted one station short of its destination. [...]

Religion reporting on September 11, 2001

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At 9:01am Tuesday morning a federal agent rang, saying, “Turn on your television. I’ve got to go.”

Being Muslim in New York by Jennifer Schwarz

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Ten years after the trauma of Sept 11, New York never stops changing. It already has 180 mosques and about 600 000 Muslims.

9/11 traced new spiritual lines by Cathy Lynn Gossman, USA Today

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Thousands were killed in a cruel, distorted vision of Islam, a religion that teaches peace. And for millions of Americans, the immediate response was to drop to their knees in prayer. Sanctuaries filled for memorial services. Cardinal Edward Egan of New York remembers crowds overflowing St. Patrick’s Cathedral. A decade later, the soulful response seems fleeting. Statistically, [...]

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