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With a luxury hotel and plans to revitalize the harbor area, one of the world’s oldest settlements is undergoing a modern-day renaissance to the benefit of Arabs and Jews
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For five years, the 40th national leader of the South American country of Uruguay, Jose Alberto Mujica Cordano, was the world’s poorest president.
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Leaders of a world religion which preaches peace and unity want to convert and restore a pretty but otherwise unremarkable flat in Clifton back to how it was in 1911- because it was where their...
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Do you think of yourself as a citizen of your country, or a citizen of the world? People around the planet increasingly identify as global citizens...
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A thoughtful piece by one of my very talented daughters-in-law. Really apt for the state of the world.
Feeling victorious and feeling defeated are illusions... There is no winning. There is no losing. A story I heard recently... A ring was lost in a field ...
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Wordsworth turned from the great hills of the north to the precipice of his own mind, and let himself down for the poetry stranded on the bare ledges. (R. S. Thomas: Later Poems – page 99) In…
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Pete Hulme's reflectively autobiographical blog posts are masterly and insightful. Well worth reading and reflecting upon.
. . . . . [T]he change of consciousness required in the world could only come through a change within each person: it seemed that the possibility of redemption for the world and the possibility of …
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As the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) publishes its Hate crime and crimes against older people report 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 - PDF, Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) releases its local figures.
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On a recent summer day in East Harlem, Alexander Keto stood on a ladder above a group of sixth graders playing basketball, aerosol can in hand. Keto is...
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Have you ever heard a speaker, or read something by a writer, who obviously wanted to influence your thinking in a certain way?
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Retired - but busy
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Writing, building inter-faith relations, developing multi-faith organizations and projects, chairing non-profit organisations, advocating for the role of religion in the public realm, and engaging in the discourses of society through effective writing and blogging
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‘The being of a person is never completed, final... The choice is made moment by moment. There is no standing still.’ (Abraham Joshua Heschel)
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Honoured with an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, 2011
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Hertfordshire, south east England
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South west England - Shetland - Dover - Abingdon
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Philosophy Now | a magazine of ideas
philosophynow.org

A magazine for everyone interested in ideas.

Parliamentarians From 50 Countries Call for Greater Religious Freedom - ...
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Concerned about increasing restrictions on religious freedom worldwide, parliamentarians from more than 50 countries have pledged to pursue

The dangerous idea that life is a story – Galen Strawson – Aeon
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Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. So are you a Narrative or a non-Narrative?

| BSOS College Website
bsos.umd.edu

Professor Suheil Bushrui—the world's foremost authority on the works of Lebanese poet, artist and writer Kahlil Gibran and an internationall

A Quiet Genocide - Iran Press Watch
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By Shapour Daneshmand · AQUIETGENOCIDE.COM is a project that evolved out of the mounting concern of alarmed Americans and Iranians appalled

Iran is Economically Missing Out by Repressing Baha’i Faith | RFBF
religiousfreedomandbusiness.org

by Bruce Rahmani. In this “Leaders Speak!” edition, U.S. entrepreneur Bruce Rahmani argues that Iran is missing a great resource for economi

How Kindness Became Our Forbidden Pleasure
www.brainpickings.org

"We are never as kind as we want to be, but nothing outrages us more than people being unkind to us." "Practice kindness all day to every

Dawn unveiling of Cambodian temple design - Bahá'í World News Service
news.bahai.org

The Bahá’í World News Service reports on current Bahá’í activity around the world.

Iran is open for business but we cannot ignore its human rights record
www.ibtimes.co.uk

As the Iranian economy opens up the plight of communities such as the Bahá'í must not be forgotten.

Letter of Farah Baghi from Yazd Prison: Rejection of Parole for a Baha’i...
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Source: hra-news.org. Translation by Iran Press Watch. Tuesday, 7 June 2015. farah-baghi-300x191. HRANA News – Farah Baghi, a Baha'i citizen

In defence of NHS chaplains - @theosthinktank - Theos Think Tank
www.theosthinktank.co.uk

Theos is a think tank which believes you can’t understand the modern world without understanding religion. We seek to inform the debate abou

How Not to Let Work Explode Your Life
www.thebookoflife.org

It’s 4.30pm, Thursday. The plane is still on the tarmac at Milan-Linate awaiting take off for the flight to Heathrow. Ellie makes herself op

A Child’s Plea in Iran
www.washingtoninternational.com

Editor’s Note: The following letter, written by Farid Kashani, was given to the judge at a Iranian court hearing the case of his mother for

Israel News - Analysis: The plight of the Bahais in Iran - JerusalemOnline
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Jun 22, 2015 - According to a Bahai human rights activist, “What the Iranian regime has been doing with Bahai's is no different from what IS

Israel News - Iranian dissident exposes Western hypocrisy - JerusalemOnline
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Jun 30, 2015 - Iranian dissident Mohammed Maleki, in a report that was translated by MEMRI, compared the Iranian regime to ISIS yet noted ho

Shoghi Effendi: Through the Pilgrim's Eye - A New Book by Earl Redman - ...
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Shoghi Effendi: Through the Pilgrim's Eye - A New Book by Earl Redman Earl Redman is the author of an exciting volume about the Guardian tha

3 brave ladies who fought for equality in Iran -- even if Iran is still ...
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One was strangled by her executioners with a silk scarf, and the other two were masters of the written word

Three Brains Revisited (3/3): Is Mammering the Best Policy?
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Now might I do it pat, now he is praying; And now I'll do't. And so he goes to heaven; And so am I revenged. That would be scann'd: A villai

I was taken there by a friend for lunch with him, his daughter and two grandchildren. Food and service were both excellent and it was a nice relaxed place to have a meal and a conversation.
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