Prayers of 11 Faiths

These prayers from around the world were read by audience members during the opening ceremony of the First International Congress of the World Fellowship of Faiths in 1936. Buddhist:All praise be to the Lord, the Holy One, per-fect in wisdom. I go to the Enlightened One for refuge. I goto the Law for refuge. I go…

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Apostates Anonymous

By Taffy Brodesser-AknerThe New York Times MagazineApril 3, 2017 On Thursdays, the nonprofit organization Footsteps hosts a drop-in group for its membership of formerly ultra-Orthodox Jews, who mostly refer to themselves as “off the derech.” “Derech” means “path” in Hebrew, and “off the derech,” or O.T.D. for short, is how their ultra-Orthodox families and friends…

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Book Review: God Explained

Books News Desk Oct. 31, 2016  After observing prejudice based on religion at his workplace, author Miles Barnett decided to write a book on how various religions view God. “GOD EXPLAINED” allows individuals to perceive and understand when religious prejudice is being brought forth. In this book, readers are shown how 30 religious groups and denominations…

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