intersectionsinternational.org Archives - 19 September 2014, Friday

  • Theatre Review: Manahatta

    I first heard of Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play MANAHATTA at an event hosted by Intersections International. All too often human rights abuses are discussed and analyzed academically; MANAHATTA employs an historical arc that allows for an examination of the past within the context and real...

  • Marriage Equality

    The landscape shifted today. As the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act and dismissed California's Proposition 8, these decisions are but another moment in the inexorable bending of the arc of history towards justice and that day when there is ful...

  • Vargas Toro Recognized by Seton Hall University

    Vargas Toro Recognized by Seton Hall University

    On Thursday, June 13th , Seton Hall University and the John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations honored Intersections International’s C. Eduardo Vargas Toro at the 2013 Many Are One Alumni Awards Gala . C. Eduardo was presented with the Alumni Service Award fo...

  • Love and Forgiveness

    Sometimes, it is the unexpected things in life that prove to be the most rewarding. A few days ago, we learned that the Collegiate Church of New York, Intersections’ “parent” organization, was recognized as an “Exemplar of Love and Forgiveness in Governance” by George Mason University...

  • Healing For All: A First-Hand Experience

    Two weeks ago, I had my left shoulder surgically replaced. After more than a decade of decreased mobility and increased pain, replacement surgery was the only option for relief and repair. I spent two nights in the hospital. Complications extended a 90 minute procedure to four hours, ...

  • Intersections new website has launched! What is your favorite unexpected moment at Intersections?

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    Multimedia Introducing our new Intersections video! Please take a look and share your thoughts. Introducing our new Intersections video! Please take a look and share your thoughts. Blog Letter from the Founding Director Friends: It is with considerable joy that I share with you the la...

  • When Values and Work Conflict

    Have you ever experienced a time when there was a conflict between your values and what you were asked to do in the work place? When a group of incoming MBA students at Columbia Business School were asked to write an essay about such a time in their careers, their answers laid the gro...

  • The Courage of Young Women

    Dr. Sarah Sayeed, a staff member with the Interfaith Center of New York, visited Pakistan and met with a group of courageous young women who are dedicated to peace and justice.

  • Reflections and Memories from Pakistan

    When I was young, I learned a prayer-poem that is sung in many Urdu-speaking families in India, where I was born and lived until I was eight. The poem is also sung all over Pakistan, uniting Pakistani and Indian Muslims across borders and tense relations between the two countries thro...

  • Meet :Change the Story" ------------>>>Working with American Muslims | Intersections International #SCAIR

    Working with American Muslims

    About The Program One of the initiatives Intersections has embarked on is to transform the stereotypes that exist in today’s society about Muslims. ChangeTheStory.net was launched in 2008 to provide educators, religious leaders and concerned individuals with the tools they need to com...

  • News & Events

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  • DOUBLE BEWARE-------------->>>Rev. Robert Chase | Intersections International #InterfaithFrontGroups

    Rev. Robert Chase

    Executive Director Robert Chase is the Executive Director of Intersections International and works globally in the field of cross-cultural dialogue. Prior to Intersections, he served as Executive Director of the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication, Inc.—the UCC’s histori...

  • Our Staff

    Gwen Ashby is the Associate Director of Believe Out Loud, a project of Intersections International that empowers Christians to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.

  • BEWARE--------------->>>>>Partners | Intersections International

    Partners

    Intersections abides by the United Nations Principles of Partnership. The organizations participating in this Platform agree to base their partnership on the following principles: Equality, Transparency, Result-oriented approach, Responsibility, and Complementarity.

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  • The Collegiate Church of New York

    Established in 1628, The Collegiate Church of New York has deep roots in a great city, yet it's embraced a thoroughly modern perspective on spirituality and community in a greater world. Founded in the tradition of Reformed Protestantism, The Collegiate Church respond to the spiritual...

  • Hard News, Good News | Intersections International

    (Islamabad, Pakistan) On the first full day of our UPIC gathering here in Islamabad, interfaith delegates from the US and Pakistan dug deep into issues that divide our two countries. The exchanges were always respectful, but at times, the content left me gasping for air as I considere...

  • We Have Seen “The Other” and They Are Us | Intersections International

    (Islamabad, Pakistan) It was a simple thing, really; but somehow it seemed deeply profound. Delegates from Pakistan and the US had just registered for our UPIC conference and we were gathering for lunch in the hotel restaurant. I happened to sit with Shaykh Zavid Bhaiyat, dressed in s...

  • LIFE (AND DEATH) INTERVENE AT UPIC | Intersections International

    (Islamabad, Pakistan) As American delegates to the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) began to depart on Sunday for Pakistan, I was once again reminded that life is complex, that we as individuals are ultimately not in control, and that we have many entanglements that challe...

  • Peacemaking in Pakistan | Intersections International

    After a successful foundational meeting of the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) in Muscat, Oman in May 2012, the 20 leaders (approx. 10 US, 10 Pakistani) will meet in Islamabad and Lahore in April 2013 to cooperatively set an action agenda toward policy change on both side...

  • Share, Help and Give | Intersections International

    I love it when seemingly totally unrelated ideas and articles come together to create a logical argument or obvious solution. The topic is economic inequality. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests that the income and wealth inequality in America — indeed in the world — is...

  • An Intimate Conversation with a Surprise Ending | Intersections International

    How old are you? Where were you born? What is your religious experience and affiliation? What political party do you belong to? These were the very personal questions we asked participants at our Washington Dialogue this past month at the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washi...

  • Sam Simon's blog | Intersections International

    “The Spirit” is a phrase with many connotations. It can mean ghosts, or the Holy Spirit of the Trinity, or the “soul”, or just the enthusiasm for one’s high school or college. On the evening of June 13th at Intersections International’s Power and Values program, The Spirit by whatever...