Cover Story: Enjoy this Season of Gratitude

We’re thankful for—holiday traditions

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We’re thankful for—diversity

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We’re thankful for—a chance to gather

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We’re thankful for—(some) Pop Culture

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Cover Story: Order some good cheer for your holiday giving

OUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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  • THIS YEAR, make the world a better place—Whatever your faith, this is a season of gift giving. Everyone has a shopping list. So, why not give gifts that will move your loved ones to enjoy a better, more meaningful new year? Please, take a few moments to read our 2014 Holiday Shopping Guide. The books and other resources we recommend can light up someone’s life—and you’ll find them giving you a warm hug for your thoughtfulness.
  • WHAT ARE THE HOLIDAYS? We’ve got you covered with fascinating, practical columns by Holidays & Festivals expert Stephanie Fenton. You can find all of the holidays listed at www.InterfaithHolidays.com

LET’S BE
TRULY THANKFUL!

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OUR VALUES ON …
CHANGE IN WASHINGTON

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MORE HOLIDAYS,
FOOD and FUN

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FAITH, FILM
AND POPULAR CULTURE

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BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER

INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

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Cover story: ‘Changing Our Mind’ may be changing America

EYES OF THE NATION ON GUSHEE’S ‘CHANGING’

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HONORING OUR MILLIONS OF VETERANS

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VETERANS: ELOQUENT PLEAS FROM WORLD WAR I

Interfaith Peacemakers on World War I Wilfred Owen Siegfried Sassoon and underground art of the trenches

HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS

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FAITH GOES POP

BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER

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FILM, FOOD, FAITH
—AND MORE

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Cover Story: Historic turn-around in ‘Changing Our Mind’

Dr. Gushee says we should be ‘Changing Our Mind’

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OUR VALUES:
CHANGING RELATIONSHIPS

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BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER

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INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

Interfaith Peacemakers profiles Rumi Kabir Hazrat Inayat Khan

HOLIDAYS
and FESTIVALS

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FAITH GOES POP!

Ken Chitwood Launches Faith Goes Pop

FILM, FAITH, FOOD and MORE

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  • A NEW VISUAL PARABLES JOURNAL—Popular faith-and-film author Edward McNulty freely provides more than 1,000 film reviews through our website. To support his work, he sells one thing: the long-running Visual Parables Journal. Each month, Ed publishes a new issue packed with complete movie discussion guides for your small group. The November issue debuts today. Especially if you regularly enjoy Ed’s free movie reviews, please consider supporting his work by ordering an annual subscription to the full Journal. (It  makes a great holiday gift!)
  • NEW THIS WEEK—As he does every week, Ed has a fresh crop of free reviews: The Book of Life (4 out of 5 stars), Dear White People (4 stars), and St. Vincent (4 stars).
  • ‘HUNGER GAMES’ FANS! Jane Wells is the author of Bird on Fire, a Bible-study book based on the Hunger Games novels and movies. In her weekly column, Jane is sharing the just-released movie trailer for the upcoming film.

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Cover Story: Welcome Ken Chitwood and his creative invitation

Ken Chitwood wants to see your ‘Faith Pop’

Ken Chitwood Launches Faith Goes Pop

CHILDREN BUILDING ‘FENCE OF FRIENDS’

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OUR VALUES—FOR HALLOWEEN

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HOLIDAYS, FESTIVALS—AND FOOD

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INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

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INSPIRING FILMS, PHOTOS & MORE

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Cover Story: Create a ‘Fence of Friends’ with kids you love

COVER STORY—A community-wide ‘Fence of Friends’

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INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

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HOLIDAYS, FESTIVALS AND FOOD

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EBOLA: WHAT VALUES SHAPE OUR RESPONSE?

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FILM, FAITH and FUN

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Cover Stories—Hopes for Our Children

KENT NERBURN RETURNS

Kent Nerburn and his book A Letter to My Son

  • NEW ‘LETTERS’—The beloved author of the Native American classic Neither Wolf Nor Dog talks with ReadTheSpirit about one of the first books he wrote: Letters to My Son. Kent wrote that wise and inspiring book about parents and children 20 years ago and now has freshly updated Letters for a new generation. You’ll enjoy our in-depth interview with Kent Nerburn. (He also talks about plans for the upcoming feature film based on Neither Wolf Nor Dog.)

What can
children
hope to achieve
in our troubled world?

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Nobel Agrees:
A Child Shall Lead Them …

Interfaith Peacemakers Mayerly Sanchez Malala Yousafzai Kailash Satyathi

BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

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HOLIDAYS, FESTIVALS and FOOD

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INSPIRING FILMS
and EXCITING JOURNEYS

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