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WE’VE NEVER SEEN A BOOK LAUNCH LIKE THIS!

th launch of This Far by Faith by Faith Fowler of Cass Publishing

YOM KIPPUR

THE HAJJ and MORE HOLIDAYS

  • th Hajj-Grand-MosqueTHE HAJJ—Read all about the annual pilgrimage by millions of Muslims to Mecca, including news this year about ebola precautions and other fascinating details about this enormous global event.
  • EID AL-ADHA—Story coming this week.
  • ALL THE HOLIDAYS—Share this useful link to our entire calendar of stories about worldwide observances: www.InterfaithHolidays.com
  • SPECIAL OCTOBER THEMES—There’s something for everyone here! Clergy are honored this month; it’s National Arts and Humanities Month; it’s a month for raising awareness about breast cancer—and about the need to prevent bullying. (And, psst! We’ve got a special month-long offer in this column to help with the anti-bullying effort!)

PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS?

th Praying Young Man in Stained Glass WindowSociologist Wayne Baker reports on a new Gallup poll that’s causing a buzz among political commentators. What seems like an issue settled decades ago continues to be widely popular with Americans.

BULLYING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER

th Luann comic strip by Greg Evans from Bullying Is No Laughing Matter

INTERFAITH PEACEMAKERS

th Jewish Interfaith Peacemakers Anne Frank Ephraim Isaac and Martin Buber

Soon, we will be returning to other themes that readers are widely reading and sharing, including out profiles of peacemakers 100 years ago in the First World War. If you have would like to propose a peacemaker profile—ancient or contemporary—email us at [email protected]

FAITH, FILM … AND MORE

th Photo from Love Is Strange

VISUAL PARABLES—More than 1,000 faith-and-film reviews, updated nearly every day.

SUZY FARBMAN—In the Godsigns column, a dream of angels still inspires a nurse’s life.

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