“Unequally Yoked”: How Christians Get Interfaith Marriage Wrong

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By Rev. J. Dana Trent, MDiv While Christianity is American’s most popular religion (70% of people in the U.S. identify as such), pastors and scholars all let out a collective gasp at the latest findings from the Pew Forum Religious Landscape Study. According to Pew, 2015 might be the year of the religious “nones,” as [Read More...]

Stronger Together: Observing an Interfaith Lent

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By J. Dana Trent Author, Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk  Deep-Fried Faith Four years ago, I spent Shrove Tuesday eating my weight in sausage patties and golden pancakes. Then I became a vegetarian for Lent. My first vegetarian Ash Wednesday was met with nausea and a [Read More...]

Pluralistic Marriage: A Review of “Saffron Cross”

As a Christian pastor, I’ve officiated at hundreds of weddings – many between people of different faiths. Many of them started out their relationships without concerning themselves too much about their religious differences. It’s only as marriage becomes imminent that one or the other of the pair wakes up to the fact that this difference [Read More...]


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