What’s Compassion Got to Do With It?

So, when I first approached the leadership of Cherry Hill Seminary about our becoming an educational partner for the Charter For Compassion, some immediately embraced the idea as a natural fit for a seminary, while others were skeptical of why we should be affiliated with something they perceived as just another way of being absorbed by the dominant religious culture and losing our identity. [Read more…]

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Women of Many Faiths had its monthly meeting last night here in Columbia, SC. We loved being in the home of our Muslim friend Gul, who was hosting the meeting for the first time. Lots of people bring refreshments to share; I had a bottle of rosewater to take my hostess, whose name means “rose” in Persian and Urdu languages. I was a bit apprehensive about the meeting, however… [Read more…]

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