Multifaith Mashup for May 13, 2018

May 8, 2018

Today’s Multifaith Mashup focuses on the Psalm 1 passage found in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, May 13, 2018. Here’s the passage. Psalm 1 1:1 Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; 1:2 but […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for May 6, 2018

May 2, 2018

Yesterday, in our Multifaith Mashup, we focused on the Psalm passage from this Sunday’s Revised Common Lectionary readings. For the kids in Sunday School classes, we’ll focus on this excerpt from Acts. Acts 10 10:46b Then Peter said, 10:47 “Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people who have received the Holy Spirit just […]

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Multifaith Mashup for May 6, 2018

May 1, 2018

Today’s Multifaith Mashup focuses on the passage from Psalms found in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, May 6, 2018. Here’s the first part of the lection. Psalm 98 98:1 O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for April 29, 2018

April 25, 2018

I really love the 1 John reading founding in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, April 29, 2018. Yesterday, I focused on several verses from the 1 John passage and offered some Sufi poetry that focuses on the God-is-Love idea. Today, I’ll offer a couple of suggestions for the last few verses — which […]

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Multifaith Mashup for April 29, 2018

April 24, 2018

I’m loving the 1 John reading found in the Revised Common Lectionary selections for Sunday, April 29, 2018. The lections, which can be found here, include an epistolary passage that focuses on “God is Love” — a simple three-word phrase that might sum up the entire message of the New Testament. As wonderful and Christian-y as this […]

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A Ridván Tale

April 19, 2018

The Bahá’í holiday of Ridván begins at sunset tomorrow (April 20, 2018). The festival lasts for 12 days and commemorates the 12-day period that Bahá’u’lláh spent in the Najibiyyih Garden of Baghdad before moving to Instanbul as an exile. During Bahá’u’lláh’s time in the garden, he hosted visitors while his family packed for the move. Most importantly, […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for April 22, 2018

April 18, 2018

The Revised Common Lectionary readings for Sunday, April 22, 2018 can be found here. This post focuses on loving — not just in word — but also in deed, as found in this portion of the epistolary reading from 1 John, chapter 3. 3:17 How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods […]

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Multifaith Mashup: For April 22, 2018

April 17, 2018

The Revised Common Lectionary readings for Sunday, April 22, 2018 can be found here. This post focuses on loving — not just in word — but also in deed, as found in this portion of the epistolary reading from 1 John, chapter 3. 3:17 How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s […]

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Lailat al Miraj

April 12, 2018

Miraj Mubarak! Tomorrow (April 13, 2018) is the Muslim holy day honoring the Prophet Muhammad’s night journey. In America, it is often called Lailat al Miraj, but it’s also known as Isra and Miraj, al Isra Wal Miraj, and other variations on those themes. The holiday commemorates a miraculous night in the life of Muhammad. […]

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Interfaith Sunday School for April 15, 2018

April 11, 2018

The Revised Common Lectionary Readings for this Sunday can be found here. This week’s Gospel passage is another story about Jesus’ post-resurrection visits to the disciples. In this version (Luke 24:36b-48), the disciples are gathered together, talking about the events during their recent walk to Emmaus. Jesus appears before them, says “Peace be with you,” […]

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