Tag Archives: United States

The Challenges of Interfaith Dialogue

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U.S. Religious Landscape Survey

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Application Deadline: Mar. 23, Out of Many: Religious Pluralism in America

[ February 23, 2012 8:00 am to March 23, 2012 5:00 pm. ] Out of Many: Religious Pluralism in America: An NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges Program

From the ratification of the First Amendment to the conflict over an Islamic community center near Ground Zero, America has been marked by a profound religious diversity. The variety of religious communities in America, and the tensions that often erupt among [...]

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Religious Worlds of New York summer institute — Applications due March 1st

[ February 15, 2012 to March 1, 2012. ] Just a few weeks left before the March 1st application deadline for a 2012 NEH Summer Institute for K-12 teachers:

Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

This innovative program will help public, private, and parochial school teachers teach more effectively about the rich religious diversity of the United States.  It [...]

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100 Questions About Islam

Current debates about integration, religious freedom and cultural diversity highlight growing levels of tensions between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in the US and Europe—most of which are founded on a lack of information.
This video project aims to provide a range of answers to questions at the heart of relations [...]

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Standing Together

The Christian-Muslim Consultative Group launched the Standing Together Project which has a seven series study program to help bridge the gap between Christians and Muslims. The Project includeds an Educational Workbook and DVD.  The DVD trailer and an order form as also a sample form is available on this website.

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Diversity Activities for Middle School

This site from the Diversity Council of Minnesota ffers different activities dealing with cultural diversity including religion.  Activities range from K-12.

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Religion in Public Schools

One of the most controversial religion-state issues in the United States is the issue of religion in public schools because of the perceptions of the First Amendment. In this lesson, students will focus on on this issue. By doing research and interviewing community members, students gather and analyse different views on this matter.  They then [...]

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A Teacher’s Guide to Religion in the Public Schools

This teacher's guide argues that it is constitutional to teach aboutreligion in public schools and it is a subject that should be includedin the curriculum. It is emphasized that teaching about religion needsto be fair and objective, and students should not be pressured toaccept any religion.  The article proposes how much to discuss aboutreligion in [...]

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Mixitup Activity Booklet-early grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains different activities for students to learn about different topics related to tolerance, such as diversity, stereotypes, respect, and encouraging interactions with other students. The lesson plans included in this book are for various activities: A Hand of Friendship, Diversity Bingo, A Respect Activity, Getting to Know Each [...]

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