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When it comes to news on religion or religious organizations, news outlets often cover soup suppers or scandals — and not a lot in between. There’s more to religion than those extremes, and the mining of quality stories about faith, spirituality and core beliefs can be invaluable — to news outlets, religious organizations and the...
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NIU is part of national initiative that examines how undergraduate students engage with religious, non-religious and spiritual diversity while in college. IDEALS (Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey) makes it possible to compare the experiences of students from different institutional types-public and private, large and small, secular and religiously affiliated. NIU is one of...
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As part of NIU’s contractual agreement with the Interfaith Youth Core in 2014-2015, the university will host staff members of the IFYC staff on campus Monday, April 27. A session from 10 to 11 a.m. in Altgeld Hall Room 315 will provide outcomes of the Campus Religious and Spirituality Climate Survey taken by a representative...
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Members of the NIU campus community are invited to attend a free, six-week course on “The Interfaith Conversation: Exploring World Belief Systems,” beginning Wednesday, Jan. 28, and continuing through Wednesday, March 4. Each session takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the staff lounge on the lower level of Founders Memorial Library. Free parking...
Eboo Patel
In an era of global religious conflict, the United State is the most religiously diverse nation in human history and the most religiously devout nation in the West. Will faith be a barrier of division or a bridge of cooperation? Eboo Patel, author of “Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle...