An Interview With Diana Eck

Dr. Diana L. Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University, is a leader in interreligious studies and interfaith bridge-building. Her A New Religious America (2001) unveiled the diversity that has changed forever America's religious makeup. Since 1991 she has been director of the Pluralism Project. Professor Eck recorded a short interview at the Barcelona Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2004. Though seven years old, her interview is as resonant today as the morning news. She provides the walking papers for people of faith and practice who seek peaceful, healthy relationships among religions. Take a look.


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Dear Paul and all:
Thanks for starting THE INTERFAITH OBSERVER.
I enjoyed Diana Eck's interview...
It matches one of the themes of the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF) - Affirming Religious Pluralism!
Our next big event is an Interfaith Dialogue at the London Central Mosque the afternoon of 7 December, featuring Marcus Braybrooke, Rabbi Jackie Tabick, Imams from the Central Mosque and others to be confirmed. The event at the Mosque is free. If you plan to attend, please email <>.
This will be followed by a lecture a ten minute walk from the Mosque: 6:30 PM, 7 December, 2011, at the London Liberal Synagogue, the World Congress of Faiths will host a lecture by Karen Armstrong: THE CORE OF RELIGION. Tickets <>
Diana Eck is a patron of the World Congress of Faiths.
Richard Boeke, Chair, British Chapter, IARF <>

October 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRichard Boeke

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