And, by the way, it also works the other way.
Source, Chuck Curver, on Facebook.
“The expansion of faith-based politics to include nearly every religious group in the country. Back in the 1960s, it was mostly people on the religious left, or in minority communities, who were engaged in politics. Then, in the 1980s, the religious right appeared. What we’ve seen in the new century, since right around 2000, is that we have both sides, and many other sides besides, all being involved in the process. The Catholic community is very involved; the Jewish community is very involved. The growing numbers of non-Christians in the United States — Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus — all have been involved in politics. We’ve had a spread of faith-based politics to virtually every community.”
John Green, senior research adviser, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Continue reading “The Decade’s Biggest Change in Christianity – American Perspectives”
Communiqué of religious leaders on their meeting with the Director General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura – Moscow, 22 July 2009
On July 22, Koïchiro Matsuura, General Director of UNESCO, met in Moscow several representatives of main world religions: Christianity (Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant), Islam and Judaism. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia took part in the meeting. This is the final communiqué.
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