Interfaith coordinating groups, wall calendars,
lists of holy days and interfaith books, and more.
National & international coordinating groups:
North America: The North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) is a non-profit
association of over 60 interfaith organizations in Canada and the United States. See: http://www.nain.org/
United Kingdom: The Inter Faith Network for the United
Kingdom "works to build good relations between the communities
of all the major faiths in Britain: Baha'i; Buddhist; Christian;
Hindu; Jain; Jewish; Muslim; Sikh; and Zoroastrian." They link
national and local inter faith initiatives throughout the UK. See:
United Kingdom: The Interfaith Alliance UK is a "family
of diverse, progressive faith communities [promoting]... social
justice, tolerance and respect for differences in Britain's multi-faith and
multi-cultural society." See:
The World Council of Churches' interreligious relations and
dialogue team "promotes contact between Christians and neighbours
of other faiths primarily through multi-lateral and bi-lateral dialogue
with partners of other faiths that is aimed at building trust, meeting
common challenges and addressing conflictive and divisive issues."
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA) at: http://www.amssa.org/ Their calendar is described as "part art book, part spiritual reference and part calendar."
An interfaith game:
"Webelieve," the game, was developed in co-operation with Rev. Duane Moret of Long Beach, CA as a way for folks to come together to learn about one another's beliefs, hopes and dreams. See: http://mysite.verizon.net/
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly at: http://www.pbs.org/ This list has a one-paragraph description of each day.
Some interfaith books:
Richard Landau, "What the World Needs to Know about Interfaith
Dialogue." The author has extensive experience organizing,
chairing and participating "...in interfaith dialogue groups throughout
North America." He has produced a dozen faith-related TV series. He
wrote this book to help those running inter-faith groups to "overcome
basic differences to ensure the longevity and productivity" of the
group. This is an e-book that can be downloaded for @29.95 at:
Rev. Reenie Panzini, "The Brightest Twon: an interfaith holiday story." Reverend (Irene) Reenie Panzini is an Interfaith Minister. She celebrates all religions and sees the beauty and connection in all faiths. Her book talks about a teacher -- Miss Carrie -- and her young students learning about the similarities that exist among their beliefs and holiday traditions. Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store