Religions for Peace

Interfaith dialogue and action is populated with ideas, institutions, and events.
The intersection of arts and political activism are two fields defined by a shared focus of creating engagement that shifts boundaries, changes relationships and creates new paradigms.
With my own focus on the role of activism in the arts as a mechanism for dialogue and peace, I found the experience I had in Baku to be an accurate representation of the subject we had gathered to debate.
"Among some of the key drivers of religious violent extremism, religious leaders are most equipped and well-positioned to
Climate change affects all people but it especially endangers the lives of our sisters and brothers who live in poverty around the world. Because of this, climate justice is an economic, social, and political as well as environmental issue.
Unfortunately, in my part of the world -- the Middle East -- this idea is not too well understood. Too often, extremist versions of some religions have supported ongoing war and violence, rather than standing for peace.
Calling for an international "Sustainability Revolution," spearheaded by faith leaders from around the world, American philanthropist and environmental sustainability advocate Christina Lee Brown Thursday implored the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace to address the imminent perils of climate change.
Calling for an international "Sustainability Revolution," spearheaded by faith leaders from around the world, American environmental leader Christina Lee Brown Thursday implored the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace to address the imminent perils of climate change.
The King King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue plans to address theological and practical issues that contribute to tensions with a religious dimension.
The Buddhist Peace Fellowship works for peace from diverse Buddhist perspectives. Buddhist Peace Fellowship embraces a triple
We have tended to see one another in terms of our differentiations. This is one way of seeing ... But it is only one way of seeing. Equally essential is to see the whole. This is the vision that the Praying for Peace Initiative is committed to recovering.
According to Gunnar Stålsett, if one looks at the texts where the Nobel Committee states the reasons for selecting each person for the Prize, there is hardly any reference to religion or spirituality as the motivating source.
It is time to balance power with morality. We must begin by committing to the goals of the NPT. By doing so, we will foster the kind of global responsibility that can help us -- God willing -- to address the other self-made crises of our time.