Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family

Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family

by Susan Katz Miller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807013199
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Susan Katz Miller is a former reporter for Newsweek and New Scientist. She lives with her interfaith family outside Washington, DC.




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Table of Contents

CONTENTS
 
INTRODUCTION
The Kaleidoscope ix


CHAPTER ONE
Claiming My Interfaith Identity 1


CHAPTER TWO
A Grassroots Social Movement 20


CHAPTER THREE
The Case for Choosing Both: Benefits of Dual-Faith Life 40


CHAPTER FOUR
Facing the Objections: “But You Can’t Be Both!” 54


CHAPTER FIVE
Meet the Parents: “Both of Our Religions, Both of Our Histories” 84


CHAPTER SIX
Radically Inclusive Clergy 107


CHAPTER SEVEN
Baptism, Bris, and Baby-Welcoming 126


CHAPTER EIGHT
Coming of Age 138


CHAPTER NINE
Dual-Faith Education 156


CHAPTER TEN
Interfaith Children Grow Up: What Do They Believe? Where Do They Go? 178


CHAPTER ELEVEN
Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists: The Next Interfaith Wave 204


CONCLUSION
Ambassadors for Peace 222
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 227
SELECTED AND ANNOTATED RESOURCES 229
INDEX 235

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