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Mona Siddiqui joined the faculty of Edinburgh’s Divinity School in 2011 as the first Muslim to hold a chair in Islamic and interreligious studies. Photo courtesy of Mona Siddiqui

Mona Siddiqui: Gratitude in Christianity and Islam

They focus on different aspects, but both religious traditions promote practices of gratitude and thanksgiving, says a scholar of Islamic and interreligious studies at the University of Edinburgh.

CitySeed staff member Frankie Douglas, a local volunteer, Sudanese chef Badria Ali and CitySeed fellow Lucy Zhu prepare food for a World Refugee Day bazaar in June 2018. Photos courtesy of Sanctuary Kitchen

Sanctuary Kitchen transforms refugees' lives through the power of food

Scholars reflecting on Muslim and Christian traditions of gratitude receive a meal -- and a lesson in thanksgiving -- from an organization that offers jobs and community to refugees.

Josary Moreno Mejia interprets as the Rev. Dr. D.K. Kearney preaches and the Rev. Cesar Moreno prays during a revival on the grounds of Turner Memorial AME in Hyattsville, Maryland. The two pastors and their congregations jointly hosted the four-week event in September. Photos by Pete Marovich 

Sharing a building leads to a shared mission for an AME church and a Latino congregation

Two pastors built a friendship across barriers of language and culture, uniting their congregations and together reaching out to their community.

Emiliano Lerda speaks at a rally at the Nebraska Statehouse in September 2017 to support DACA recipients in response to the Trump administration's decision to end the DACA program. Photo courtesy of Immigrant Legal Center

Emiliano Lerda: A growing Nebraska nonprofit with faith roots focuses on free legal aid for immigrants

The executive director of the Immigrant Legal Center discusses his own journey as an immigrant and the rapid growth of the legal center founded by Methodists.

Bungishabaku Katho, founder of the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photos courtesy of the Issachar Fund

One man's vision of hope, love, forgiveness and peace in a nation ravaged by ethnic conflict

Bungishabaku Katho is building the Jeremiah Center for Faith and Society in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a place to gather Christian leaders and promote reconciliation and restoration.

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