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Interfaith Resources

Interfaith Resources
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ORGANIZATIONS – Links to their sites

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Interfaith Alliance – People of faith and good will restoring healthy democracy
Internation Assocation for Religious Freedom
Internation Interfaith Centre – Building interfaith co-operation in the world
North American Interfaith Network – association of interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Religious Freedom and American Muslims
The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding (TCIU)
The United Religions Initiative
World Conference of Religions for Peace
World Congress of Faiths

LOCAL TO PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND
Interfaith Churches, Congregations, & Fellowships in Prince George’s Co.
Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington – serves as a model organization for regional interfaith dialogue and social action
Interfaith PG Email list – see Forums
The Interfaith Fairness Coalition of Maryland
Interfaith Power & Light – helps hundreds of congregations of all faiths across Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia to save energy, go green, and respond to climate change.
PRISCM – Partnership for Renewal in Southern and Central Maryland
Scholar’s Chair – discussions by faith leaders/scholars of religion, philosophy, and ethics – a Cable TV program from Comcast in Prince George’s Co. – some segments available to watch online

EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Principles for Starting an Interfaith Dialog

Fact Sheet: School-Sponsored Prayer

Guidelines for School Officials, Volunteers and Mentors Participating in Public School Community Partnerships

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Adherents.com – growing collection of adherent statistics and religious geography citations
American Religions Identification Survey – from the Graduation Center, CUNY Research Studies
BeliefNet – articles & forums about religions, beliefs, and news
Bible Gateway – check out the many translations of the Bible
Bruderhof Peacemakers Guide
Glossary of Religious Terms
Guidelines for Interfaith Prayer Services
Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Interfaith Calendar
Interfaith Dialog on BeliefNet
Interfaith Resources – books, music, games, other “products to promote spiritual principles”
Interreligious organizations – Listed on Wikipedia
Islam 101 – educational site on Islam, its way of life, civilization and culture with Islamic views on contemporary issues
Myths About Church and State
Notes on the Founding Fathers and the Separation of Church and State
OnReligion.com – news service for people interested in religion and culture
Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance – books, message board, world religions, religious information, controversial topics, cults, essays, and more
Prayer And The Public Schools: Religion, Education & Your Rights
Religious and Sacred Texts
Summary of Findings on Creative Models for Teaching About Other Religions in Congregations May 28, 2003 (PDF)
Understanding Islam – includes overview, the Qur’an, Morality and Goodness, Jihaad, Political Issues, Propoganda, and more
HOW TO CHOOSE AN INTERFAITH PROJECT – ebook table of contents with forward that includes brief history of interfaith dialogue
World Faith News – data base of full text official news releases and other documents, including policy statements, from the news offices of national and world faith groups
World Prayers Project – a searchable collection of prayers, invocations, meditations, adorations, celebrations

RECOMMENDED READING – Free Online (this site)

Holiday Glossary

Interfaith Etiquette

Interfaith Prayers

Religion In The Public Schools: A Joint Statement Of Current Law

Suggested Guidelines to Public Prayer

RECOMMENDED READING – books and hard copy materials (links to other sites)

Christian Privilege as a Nonconscience Ideology

Oneness: Great Principles Shared by all Religions

What the World Needs to Know about Interfaith Dialogue – ebook

Recommended Reading from Interfaith Alliance


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