Phyllis Tickle interview: The Spirit is moving … change is coming

COVER STORY: PHYLLIS TICKLE & ‘AGE OF SPIRIT’

th Phyllis Tickle and her book The Age of the Spirit

ARE YOU AFRAID OF WAR?

th Spread of ISIL in the Middle EastOUR VALUES, the online project created by University of Michigan sociologist Dr. Wayne Baker, is devoting this week—with all of its war-related headlines—to exploring the values shaping our attitudes toward war. (These values also are part of Dr. Baker’s powerful new book, United America.)

th Interfaith Peacemakers WWI centennial Edith Cavell Pope Francis Ernst BarlachINTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS publishes Pope Francis’s moving message about the danger of war as the pope reflects on lessons the world should have learned 100 years ago in World War I.

STOP BULLYING WITH A ‘FENCE OF FRIENDS’

th Dennis-the-Menace

FOOD FOR THE SPIRIT

th Fresh Green Beans

FAITH AND FILM

th New Mockingjay Movie trailer

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Latest research on congregational growth: It’s about relationships

COVER STORY: WELCOMING BACK YOUNG ADULTS

01 Cover Got Religion by Naomi Schaefer Riley for Templeton

STAR-SPANGLED HOLIDAYS!

02 Star-Spangled-Banner-sheet-music

ALLIES AT SCHOOL:
‘BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER’

03 Bullying Is No Laughing Matter

FOOD FOR THE SPIRIT

04 Good and Cheap cookbook cover

  • A FREE (AND VERY PRACTICAL) COOKBOOK—“FeedTheSpirit” columnist Bobbie Lewis reports on an inspiring effort by Leanne Brown to create a tasty cookbook using ingredients commonly provided in the SNAP (or “foodstamps”) program. What’s more: Leanne is providing this cookbook free to help improve the quality of life and nutrition in communities everywhere.
  • GODSIGNS—”GodSigns” columnist Suzy Farbman knows that “Relationships Are Complicated” in millions of American families. In a special series, she writes about her own relationship with her father whose conversion experience touched off years of … well, complexity. Part 1 and now Part 2.

INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

Interfaith Peacemakers trio

FAITH AND FILM

05 Ed McNulty Visual Parables September 2014 issue

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Author Matthew Fox helps us connect with spiritual allies

1 Matthew Fox and his coverCOVER STORY …
CONNECT WITH SPIRITUAL ALLIES

  • BEST-SELLING AUTHOR MATTHEW FOX—For the start of a new “school year,” our first major author interview welcomes world-famous inspirational author Matthew Fox. If you’ve never heard the name “Meister Eckhart” before, then you’re in for a treat. Over the past 30 years, Matthew Fox has lived through turbulent changes in the Catholic church. But, today, his strong support of classic Catholic mystics, including Eckhart, is providing deep wisdom for our weary world. Whatever your faith may be, you’ll enjoy this fascinating connect-the-dots interview with Matt Fox!

2 Interfaith Peacemakers Rabbi Heschel Thich Nhat Hanh Rumi

ALLIES AT SCHOOL:
‘BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER’

3 Pickles comic in Bullying Is No Laughing Matter

BANNED BOOKS,
AND PROVOCATIVE MOVIES

4 Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 poster

HOLIDAYS and FESTIVALS

5 Hispanic front cover web res

FOOD FOR BODY & SOUL

6 Rice in Hands

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Back to School buzz spreads nationwide: Let’s end bullying

TAKE A LABOR DAY QUIZ …

COVER STORY: A COMPASSIONATE BACK-TO-SCHOOL?

Bullying Is No Laughing Matter headlines

FINALLY! ROMERO CAN BE NAMED A SAINT

Interfaith Peacemakers Rutillo Grande Oscar Romero Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

OUR VALUES: IS IT EASY ‘DOING GOOD’?

OUR VALUES, an exploration of American values created by the University of Michigan’s Dr. Wayne Baker, welcomes back guest columnist Gayle Campbell this week. She takes a timely look at the many challenges of actually doing good in the world.

th Muppets Kermit the Frog takes the ALS Ice Bucket challenge

HOLIDAYS AND HIGH SPIRITS

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FAITH AND FILM

th The Giver with Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges

FOOD AND MORE

Garden ripened Tomatoes

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Join with friends in declaring: ‘Bullying Is No Laughing Matter’

COVER STORY

OUR VALUES:
A POST-RACIAL NATION?

INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

FOOD, FILM AND MUCH MORE!

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Super Launch! 36 comics team up in ‘Bullying Is No Laughing Matter’

COVER STORY:
‘BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER’

th Bullying Is No Laughing Matter and Kurt Kolka36 of America’s comic stars team up in a new book, proclaiming “Bullying Is No Laughing Matter”

DISCOVER OUR SUPER NEW
SECTION CELEBRATING THESE COMICS

INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS WELCOME
NORTH AMERICAN INTERFAITH NETWORK

OUR VALUES

th Fairvote slide from curriculum to teach the value of votingThe right to vote is a deeply held American value—a right that many Americans risked their lives to achieve in earlier eras. But, now, our voter turnout is “dismal” reports OurValues columnist Terry Gallagher. This week, Terry highlights some solutions …

HOLIDAYS,
MOVIES
and MORE …

SEE ALL THE HOLIDAYS—Remember this easy index to all of the religious holidays, festivals and milestones.

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Cover Stories: Building a successful interfaith movement

AN INTERFAITH FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

OUR VALUES—GET OUT THE VOTE

HOLIDAYS and FESTIVALS

INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

FAITH AND FILM: MUST SEE MOVIES!

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