- About the Initiative
- Our Compelling Interests Series
- Steering Committee
- Selected Bibliography
- National Discussion Events
- Academic Leadership Institute
"This mix of exclusionary racial and religious sentiments with anti-global paranoia, while certainly not new in our nation’s history, is finding new life in a range of public debates from affirmative action to immigration," write series co-editors Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor.
"We believed the principle link between America and Islam was the ethic of pluralism," reflects Out of Many Faiths author Eboo Patel, Founder and President of the Interfaith Youth Core.
The Challenge of Pluralism after the End of White Christian America
"...Virtually every previous strategy for accepting religious diversity relied on the melting pot idea," writes Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute.