In the midst of the turmoil in our nation and world over the past few months, one of the developments that gives me hope is the exponential growth in the number of visible responses and ways we can raise our voices or take action to advocate for that in which we believe. Today, there is […]
This piece was written by Joshua Langer, one of the 2016-2017 Bridge Fellows. Throughout Jewish history, there are at least 100 known examples from a category of holidays called Special Purim. These Special Purim were established by local Jewish communities to commemorate and celebrate their survival of an existential threat, whether in the form of […]
Recently, my wife and I attended a protest to express our opposition to President Trump’s executive order to ban refugees from the seven Muslim-majority countries on the list it contained. The protest was organized by the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, along with many other Jewish and non-Jewish organizations co-sponsoring the event, which took place in […]
Table of Contents, Masthead, List of Board Members, and some words from the Editor-in-Chief.
Challenging the deductive method in interfaith theologies derived from first principles of doctrine, the practices of inter-riting often precede (and transgress) the theoretical assertions of theology. This study centers on three spheres of inter-riting undertaken by “professional” theologians, “exploratory” practitioners of interfaith dialogue, and “pedagogical” sites of interfaith classrooms. Interfaith ritual newly informs theory and […]