Tom Hall of WYPR interviews pastors Amelia Harris and Dr. Louis Wilson who discuss the role Sandtown-Winchester churches play in a community struggling with high unemployment, poverty, addiction, and crime. Pastor Amelia Harris is the co-pastor of the Newborn Community of Faith Church and Dr. Louis Wilson is pastor at the New Song Community Church. A podcast of the interview can be found... read more
The Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies (ICJS) builds learning communities where religious difference becomes a powerful force for good.
RECEIVE ICJS UPDATES
In The News
July 1, 2015
May 20, 2015
ICJS scholars to speak in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 15-19, 2015.
The ICJS will be presenting “Interreligious Study as a Civic Good: The Case for Building Learning Communities through Religious Difference ” at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 15 – 19, 2015.
In order to register or get more information please visit the Parliament of the World’s Religions website.
May 12, 2015
"Headlines in recent days have once again equated Islam with violence ... But current events in my own life have highlighted a different dimension of this 1400 year old religion practiced by 1.6 billion people."
In this article, President and Founder of the Interfaith Youth Core Eboo Patel reflects upon the interplay of his grandmother's kindness and faith, and the influence both had upon his religious development. He writes, "If you look at Islam only through the window of ISIL, you will see only violence. If you look at Islam through the... read more
April 27, 2015
This month's segment of Living Questions featured this year's ICJS Manekin-Clark lecturer Eboo Patel. The audio interview can be found here.
Eboo Patel, President and Founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, was interviewed on WYPR's Living Questions series. Living Questions examines issues surrounding religion, theology, and ethics.
Living Questions is a monthly segment of Maryland Morning on WYPR Radio,... read more