Peace as a Communal House that We Build Together by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/11/2013 As we observe the 12th Anniversary of 9/11, let us pray for healing for all those traumatized by memories of violence. Let us commit ourselves to recognizing things of peace and working for justice.
Right Relationships: Video and Study Guide
09/01/2011 The tragic events of September 11th traumatized the entire world. In its wake, interfaith dialogue was overshadowed by discrimination, media sensationalism, and a loss of respect for people of different faiths. The Christian community must help re-open the conversation. This video and study guide are resources in starting interfaith conversations we need to have in a post-September 11th society.
Same Difference: Video
09/01/2011 An edited sample of the Same Difference documentary that explores interfaith issues.
Peaceful Remembrance of September 11, 2001: Forty Days of Prayer for Children by Melanie C. Gordon, Director, Ministry with Children, Leadership Ministries Division, General Board of Discipleship
08/01/2011 Walk this journey with children who have no remembrance of September 11, 2001, but who will see images and hear stories of the devastating loss of that day in the weeks leading up to the 10th Anniversary. We may not be able to answer all of their questions, but we can share God’s gift of prayer.
Diana Eck & Kathryn Lohre: Common Ground in the Midst of Differences VIDEO
02/16/2011 In an interview from her time as associate director at The Pluralism Project, Harvard University, Kathryn Lohre, now Director for Ecumenical and Inter-religious Relations at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Pluralism Project Director Diana Eck talk about interfaith harmony, the media focus on faith-related conflicts, and where society can find common ground beyond the theological. Lohre is the President of The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
For the Living of These Days by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/09/2010 This September is the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. We still have not gotten over the raw woundedness of the painful tragedy inflicted on our nation.
Is Peace Newsworthy? by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/15/2009 Monitoring peace in news is one way to be fully present to the need for peace in our midst, and the forces that work against it.
Managing the Past in this Human Place: A Meditation for the Anniversary of September 11, 2001 by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/10/2008 Some events are tied to places. September 11, 2001 is one such event. Some names are tied to places. One such name in the gospel is Mary Magdalene. Mary Magdalene comes to my mind, when I seek to manage the past in relation to September 11, 2001.
Being Repurposed by Grace: A 9/11 Anniversary Reflection by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/02/2008 Sep. 02, 2008: During this 7th anniversary of grief observed, it may be helpful to recall a medieval story of the grail. Written in the 12th century, the story is about a quest for the legendary grail, the cup used by Christ at the Last Supper.
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