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Rajan Zed receives Interfaith Leadership Award 1 June , 2011

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Esteemed religious statesman Rajan Zed has bagged the ‘Northern Nevada Interfaith Leadership Award’. Citation of the award, presented on May 31 at Reno (Nevada, USA) by Dave Asher, Executive Director of Reno-Sparks Local Business Co-Op and Green Chamber of Commerce, said: “to Inter-Religious Statesman Rajan Zed for his leadership efforts to create trust and mutual loyalty among various faith traditions in the region. We recognize his achievements through dialog and building a cohesive and harmonious community and offering Spiritual Enrichment to the region, country and world.”

“We are proud to present this award,” said Asher while presenting the award to Zed.

Zed has taken up religion, interfaith, Hinduism, environment, Roma and other causes all over the world. He has read opening prayers in US Senate, various state senates and houses of representatives, counties and city councils all over USA.

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Washington Post On Faith: Nick Price 12 January , 2011

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However, as the morning progressed a problem arose. When discussing the challenges of interfaith work a Christian participant shared that the biggest problem he faced was including the conservative members of his own tradition in the interfaith movement. The other participants quickly echoed this frustration with words like “evangelicals” and “fundamentalists” punctuating their statements of exasperation and disdain. Eventually it was my turn to share and I made the confession that brought the earlier concerns a little closer to home. “My name is Nick Price and I am an evangelical Christian.” READ MORE

 

Brad Hirschfield On Faith: Religion Must Fix What it Breaks 6 January , 2011

“Sadly, those who appreciate how toxic a role religion plays in global conflicts are often the most resistant to embracing the constructive capacity of those very same traditions in addressing the conflicts. Simultaneously, those who devoutly embrace a given tradition too often become apologists who refuse to acknowledge and address the damage done by significant numbers of those who share their faith.”   READ MORE