Religion & Spirituality
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The primary goal of the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant in Palmyra, New York "is to reach out to people who might be curious about what makes Mormons tick...It's really a non-threatening way to get some connection to this religion," says Brent Hanson, artistic director of the pageant.
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“The spirit of resilience is deep in the heart of the Sikh faith,” says Valarie Kaur, a Sikh woman from Auburn Seminary in New York. “Sikhs have died for their turbans, died for their faith, but drawn from their faith to rise up again and not be afraid.”
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We all choose how to read religious texts, says this Vanderbilt Divinity School New Testament and Jewish studies professor who proposes that “what we can do is read graciously in the presence of our neighbor.”
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"The religion of Jesus was Judaism, not Christianity...Jesus was not coming to innovate and start a new religion. He was coming to reinforce the Torah."
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"It is the responsibility of the international community, of the global civil society, to come and take care and assist the transformation of Syria, in collaboration with the Syrian civil society," says the exiled leader of the Deir Mar Musa monastery near Damascus.