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Newsletter from the Parliament of Religions. 2011, Nov. 3

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Historical Baptist Calls for Religious Freedom

by Robert P. Sellers  *

Many persons feel they “know” Baptists as a group because of the unkind words of a few Baptist individuals or denominations. Indeed, some very public Baptists have made statements highly offensive to persons of other faiths—and, perhaps surprisingly, also disturbing and embarrassing for historic Baptists who remember their roots and denounce such judgmental, unkind sentiments. Baptists, like adherents of all religions, are a multicultural and wildly diverse lot, exhibiting different personal, social, political, and theological perspectives.

Those Baptists, however, who do recall their historic values will courageously champion religious freedom.

 

*  [N.B. I think the Baptists used to be the "Anabaptists", people who fled religious persecution from all over Europe.  They first settled in the "nether (low) lands" (which some people call Holland) and started reclaiming the land.  They were, perhaps, the first well-known Christian heretical movement.]

 


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Praying My Tweets
by Anne Robertson

Whether in public or private prayer, I have always included concerns for both the critical and the chronic issues faced by various parts of the world. Wars, famines, natural disasters, oppression, brutality—they are all issues that I place before God on a regular basis.

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  A Jain Perspective on Diwali
by Nikhil Bumb

Diwali is celebrated by not only Hindus, but Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains alike. Diwali connects followers of multiple religions in celebrations of the victory of good over evil through the lighting of deeps or diyas (lamps) and each religion adds their own color to the Festival of Lights.


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November 9, 2011
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Christopher Peters (Pohlik-lah/Karuk) was born and raised on his people’s territories in northwestern California. Chris is President and CEO of Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development – a Native-led Indigenous Peoples public foundation. For more than 35 years his work has focused on grassroots social justice organizing, protecting sacred sites, working for holistic community renewal, rebuilding traditional economies, and supporting cultural revitalization efforts. Learn More...

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