On this weeks episode, we are joined by David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, recipient of the 2016 Templeton Prize. We discuss the responsibility of the global community to help Syrian refugees and how to approach refugees as a humanitarian, rather than political, challenge.
This week brings us Grace Patterson from World Faith, an organization which focuses on utilizing multifaith work and cooperation as a means to aid in international development. We discuss the mission of the organization on a larger scale and focus on how multifaith work can help in fighting issues such as climate change.
On this week's episode of Multifaithful, we are joined by Emma Green, Senior Associate Editor at The Atlantic. We discuss how millennials are making different religious choices than their parents and how this is changing the nature of American religion and political activism.
Read more of Emma's reporting here: http://www.theatlantic.com/author/emma-green/
On this week's episode of Multifaithful, we are joined by Aminta Kilawan and Tahil Sharma, co-founder and interfaith and youth liason, respectively, at Sadhana, The Coalition for Progressive Hindus. They discuss the founding of their new organization and the role of progressive Hinduism within the American religious landscape.
On this week's episode of Multifaithful, we talk Professor James K.A. Smith, professor of Philosophy at Calvin College and author of the recent book, "How Not to be Secular." We discuss secularism, the university, and how we create a just and equitable public square for members of all religious groups.
Religion is not only a critical force in our world, but also an essential element in many of our favorite books, movies and TV shows. On Multifaithful, we are joined by Maester Jason Concepcion (@netw3rk, staff writer at The Ringer) to discuss the role of religion in HBO's critically acclaimed Game of Thrones, and how religion might hold the key to the series' ending.
On this week's episode of Multifaithful, we talk to Dr. Uma Mysorekar, an OBGYN who is also president of the Hindu Temple Society of North America. She discusses what it was like to be a full time physician and create the largest Hindu temple in North America, while also meeting three presidents, the Pope and appearing on the Colbert Report.
On this week's episode of Multifaithful, we talk to Rev. Jennifer Bailey, founder and executive director of the Faith Matters Network and one of the Center for American Progress 15 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2015. We discuss the success of the multifaith movement for justice in engaging on conversations of race and how it felt to be a member of the AME Church in the wake of last year's attack in South Carolina.
On this week's episode of Multifaithful, we are joined by Professor Diana Eck from Harvard University and founder of the Pluralism Project at Harvard which documents multifaith and interfaith cooperation across the country. We discuss the history and future of multifaith work as well as her own interests as a Christian women in Hinduism and different religious and spiritual identities.