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  • Article
    Tue, 18 Jun 2013
    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 in Virginia. Along with... more...

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    Thu, 23 May 2013
    ArticleUPIC at the Pentagon

    On May 16, C. Eduardo Vargas, along with UPIC delegates Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Rev. Michael Livingston, spoke at a presentation on the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. This roundtable discussion—organized by Department of Defense’s Joint Staff Pakistan-Afghanistan Coordination Cell,... more...

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    Wed, 15 May 2013
    ArticleWorlds Apart, Veterans and Civilians Get...

    NEW YORK — Spc. Patrick Murphy had barely seen any civilians for months, but now he was getting peppered with questions from them. So you were in Afghanistan? “Yes.” Have you thought about school when you get out? “Maybe.” Is there something like a Pentagon support group for veterans? “Not... more...

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    Mon, 22 Apr 2013
    Briefings on the UPIC Initiative and 2013 Trip to...

    UPIC delegates have a unique opportunity to hear from others with whom they may not otherwise come in contact, and to improve US-Pakistan relations at popular and policy levels simultaneously. Final policy recommendations will be shared in a report to be issued after the conclusion of the April 2013 Pakistan conference. Delegates’... more...

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    Wed, 3 Apr 2013
    ArticleThe Test of Freedom: Film Screening and Panel...

    On Tuesday, March 19th, approximately 60 people attended a special film screening of The Test of Freedom, a film created in partnership with Everest Production Corp. and the Muslim Consultative Network. The film features US Muslims who are living out their faith and confronting discrimination in ways that uplift those around them. The... more...

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    Wed, 3 Apr 2013
    ArticleNetwork for Meaning

    On the evening of February 5th, an array of professionals young and old gathered at Intersections seeking answers to questions such as: How do I define success? How do I find fulfillment at work? What does money mean to me? How do I relate all of this to my goals -- both personal and professional?   The exploration of the... more...

  • Article
    Fri, 15 Feb 2013
    Manahatta Reading

    On the day after Thanksgiving in 2009, the Collegiate Church joined with people from the Lenape nations (Manhattan’s original residents) in an important commemoration in the 400th year since Henry Hudson landed in New York Harbor. Healing Turtle Island, as the event was called, acknowledged the Collegiate Church’s complicity... more...

  • Article
    Wed, 13 Feb 2013
    ArticleIntersections in Pakistan

    On December 6-11, 2012, Intersections staff members Eduardo Vargas and Robert Chase visited Pakistan to lay the groundwork for an upcoming conference among religious leaders from these two countries. Hosted by the International Islamic University in Islamabad (IIUI) and the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), two... more...

  • Article
    Thu, 7 Feb 2013
    TE'A at Intersections International: ...

    In 2009, TE’A and Intersections International joined forces out of a commitment to a two-fold proposition: first, that the Insight approach to conflict resolution could guide the development of a new form of dramatically powerful, documentary-style theatre, and second, that the production and performance of high quality Insight... more...

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    Tue, 5 Feb 2013
    Honoring our Veterans

    In November, Intersections held several programs that honored servicemen and women. Our involvements are more than superficial gestures that do little to deepen civilian engagement with those who serve. Rather, we plumb some of the deepest emotions in the human spirit that warfare inevitably evokes—loss, love, guilt, triumph,... more...