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"Interfaith Heroes" is an inspiring 31-day reader, showcasing short biographies of men and women throughout history who have crossed traditional boundaries of religious groups to build stronger communities. The dramatic story of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is included as well as biographical sketches of Mahatma Gandhi and St. Francis, among the more famous names in ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by David Crumm Media, LLC
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Finished this a while ago, and found it a good and eye-opening read. It's written in simple prose, with very short chapters that are good for a morning read over cereal, and has discussion questions after each one. It was encouraging to learn about people from so many different faiths who have done and thought such courageously good things, reaching across the lines of religion to form friendships and to love and protect one another. I think one of the most amazing examples for me was that of th ...more
This book was written as part of an effort by the Interfaith Partners of Michigan as part of a 31 days emphasis in 2008 on Diversity and Inclusion. In the book are the brief stories of 31 individuals from around the world and throughout history who sought to bridge the divides created by religious intolerance and aggression. While I knew some of the names like Abraham Heschel, Andre Trocme, Howard Thurman and Martin Buber, most of the people were new to me, especially those from Islam and the Ea ...more