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Council Trustee Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian hosts fellow trustee Dr. Kusumita Pedersen on her radio show, The Yoga Hour. The episode, entitled “21st Century Discipleship: Dedication to Self- and God-Realization,” offers a profound conversation about the way of discipleship—the universal path of radical freedom walked by devotees, saints and mystics through the ages.
The episode is available by mp3.
Kusumita Pedersen discusses the impact of the 2009 Parliament in Interreligious Insight: a Journal of Dialogue and Engagement!. The article highlights issues of climage change, Indigenous peoples, women in Afghanistan, and the maturing of the interreligious movement.
Kusumita P. Pedersen is Professor of Religious Studies at St. Francis College in New York, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions and Co-Chair of the Interfaith Center of New York.
Council Trustee Kusimita Pedersen addresses apostasy laws around the world. “The value of religious freedom is becoming more convincing,” says Pedersen in a wide-ranging discussion focusing on conversion in Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and other religions. The Parliament of Religions hopes to engage these issues through its many programs on conflict resolution.
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