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Love in a Time of Pandemic

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

We welcome back Kelly Clark, as we continue our series from the Kaufman Interfaith Institute staff. Kelly has led grant-funded international projects developing interfaith conferences and writing with contributions from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God's Role to be Fearsome or Loving?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-11-2020 under OPINION

The Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church, responds: “Yes, God is a divine power to be feared, a holy Being, and a loving creator. Most people believe all, or some, of these descriptions about God. But people have a harder...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19, Crisis, part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-06-2020 under OPINION

Here are four more panelists sharing words of encouragement and hope. Father Kevin Niehoff, O.P., a Dominican priest who serves as Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Diocese of Grand Rapids, responds: “I find a life of social distancing is quite scary...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19 Crisis

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-30-2020 under OPINION

This week and next, the Ethics and Religion Talk panel shares some words of encouragement and hope to address the uncertainties and fears of living under the shadow of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In the Jewish community, some of the anxiety...

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Afraid of Death

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-01-2019 under OPINION

A question submitted to an interfaith panel on approaches to hospice care: If we believe in heaven, why are we so afraid of dying? The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls Community Church of West Michigan, a Unitarian Universalist...

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Catalyst Radio: Anne Elizabeth Moore on media, misogyny and capitalism

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-21-2017 under NEWS

In this episode of Catalyst Radio, Katie Gordon has a conversation with Anne Elizabeth Moore, an award-winning journalist, best-selling comics anthologist, and internationally lauded cultural critic. On April 14, 2017, she visited Grand Rapids...

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Fearless

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 02-27-2011 under VOICES

Five years ago I became fearless. Things scare me and I get anxious, but the fear of not being able to handle any situation I might encounter has completely gone away. I was freed from fear when our 17 year-old son, Noah, died on Feb. 27, 2006...

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In Good Company

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 12-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

It really was a poor place to be giving birth -- that dimly lit and chilly cave meant to shelter animals. The parents, Mary and Joseph, were in a strange town, far from home; they had walked for miles. The entire situation was rather irregular from...

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Speak Out!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 02-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

A Talent for Speaking  An ancient Chinese saying gives this advice: “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open mouth and remove all doubt.” This may have been good advice in ancient China, medieval monasteries or our...

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