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Our journal
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a sample.

The publication has been discontinued as Vern moves into retirement. 
"The Best of Many Paths"
is planned for 
a forthcoming book.

 

EXTERNAL PUBLICATIONS
    Interfaith in KC (Unity Magazine 2011)
    Kansas City Star columns
    CAMP columns
    Vern's Blog
GUIDELINES, REFERENCES, ESSAYS
   The World's Religions: Pieces or Pattern?
   Responses to the ESSAY ABOVE
 
  Interfaith Primers  also see   Interfaith Guidelines
  Interfaith Passport information   
  KC Interfaith Opportunities
  Planning a MultiFaith Series
  Speakers Bureau
  KC Interfaith Milestones
  Hinduism and Buddhism in KC
  Islam in KC        OUR DEBT TO ISLAM.pdf
  Resources For Earth Day
  Interfaith and Public Prayers
  Appreciative Inquiry
  Holy Waters (Interfaith) of the World
  Stealing Another's Faith
  Sacred CItizenship
  Sacred Art at the Nelson-Atkins
  Interfaith Issues (Interview)
  The Ten Commandments and Public Policy
  Three Stem Cell Questions
  "Religion" and "Spirituality"
  Arhat and Bodhisattva pdf
  Religion: The Terrorists' Best Weapon pdf
  "Lotus" interview with Chan Huy
   Handout: A God Atheists Can Believe In (gif)
   Some Interesting Religious Sites in KC area
   Booklist: Short and Balanced for Religious Literacy 

 
Holidays 
    Kwanzaa
    Ramadan
    Ramadan pdf
    Divali pdf
    Rosh Hashanah pdf
    Christmas Parallels
    Independence Day Observance (2004 July 3)
    Thgvg Sunday Text 2006 pdf
    Thgvg Sunday Announcement 2008

From other sources
   Homosexuality
   Rules for Repectful Communication
 

VIDEOS click here

9/11 INTERFAITH OBSERVANCES
    2001, 2002, 2011 photos/texts
    2002 planning page

BIOGRAPHIES
    Ahmed El-Sherif 
    Mahnaz Shabbir
    Shakil Haider
    Doa’a's story
    CRES staff members

CONTROVERSIES
Also see Critics of Vern's Star column
     and Vern's Blog
    ACLU and Jerry Agar
    Pledge of Allegiance
    Intelligent Design?
    Theocracy: John C Danforth, Frank Rich
    Iraq, Early statements
    Jesus and Non-Violence
    Freethinkers in Interfaith?
    9/11 Misconstruction Sept 16. 2002

CRES INTERFAITH COUNCIL
    Archives thru 2005
   "Gifts of Pluralism" Conference
    Interfaith Council History

NICHE INTERESTS 
    National Interfaith Academies
    (2007 June 13-27 in KC)
    Congregation of Abraxas
    King, Martin Luther, Jr:
    Birmingham Jail letter
    Park51 and such issues

REPORTS, SPEECHES, and ADVICE, INTERVIEWS
    Report of the 9/11 Jackson County Diversity Task Force
    Commencement Address, 2002
    Love Welcomes All --advice to LGBT on saying we are created in the image of "God"
    Umbrella for KC Religious Groups pdf (proposal and some history)
    The Hindu and the Cowboy and Other Kansas City Stories (reports about the play by Donna Ziegenhorn inspired by The Gifts of Pluralism conference) 
    Remarks  by Vern accepting the first "Vern Barnet Interfaith Service Award," 2010
    Remarks by Vern Barnet at an observance reflecting on 10 years since 9/11, 2011 Nov 6
     Reports on 2012 Assualts
     INTERVIEWS for KCStar
 
 
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