Resources on Religious Pluralism
The Center is a resource for those who wish to explore the exciting interreligious-interfaith studies field.
The following resources are for those who want to learn more about cooperation and understanding across boundaries of religious and other worldview differences and about interfaith leadership for educational institutions, as well as for business and the professions. This site is also for those who would like to learn more about the interfaith-interreligious studies field generally. Enjoy your exploration of this fascinating field of study and practice.
Barbara A. McGraw, “Toward a Framework for Interfaith Leadership.” In Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education (EPICHE). Vol 3, Issue 1. (2017). https://digitalcommons.stmarys-ca.edu/epiche/vol3/iss1/2/
Barbara A. McGraw, “Cross-Cultural Leadership as Interfaith Leadership.” In Interreligious Studies: Dispatches from an Emerging Field. Hans Gustafson, ed. Baylor University Press, 2020.
Mark E. Hanshaw with Usra Ghazi, “Interfaith Studies and the Professions: Could Heightened Religious Understanding Seed Success within Secular Careers?” In Interreligious/Interfaith Studies: Defining a New Field. Eboo Patel, Jennifer Howe Peace, and Noah Silverman, eds. New York: HarperCollins, 2018.
Barbara A. McGraw, “From Prison Religion to Interfaith Leadership for Institutional Change.” In Interreligious/Interfaith Studies: Defining a New Field. Eboo Patel, Jennifer Howe Peace, and Noah Silverman, eds. New York: HarperCollins, 2018.
Diana Whitney and Amanda Trosten-Bloom, “Positive Power.” In The Transforming Leader New Approaches to Leadership for the Twenty-First Century, Carol S. Pearson, ed. San Francisco: Bennett-Koehler Publishers, 2012.
Barbara A. McGraw, “Religious Pluralism at the Crossroads.” In The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Politics in the U.S. Barbara A. McGraw, ed. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
Books On Pluralism, Religious Diversity, and Interfaith Leadership
Barbara A. McGraw, Rediscovering America’s Sacred Ground: Public Religion and Pursuit of the Good in Pluralistic America. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press., 2003.
Barbara A. McGraw and Jo Renee Formicola, eds. Taking Religious Pluralism Seriously: Spiritual Politics on America's Sacred Ground. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2005. (Foreword by Diana L. Eck.)
Eboo Patel, Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2013.
Chad V. Meister, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Religious Diversity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Catherine Cornille, ed. The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-Religious Dialogue. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
Eboo Patel, Interfaith Leadership: A Primer. Beacon Press, 2016.
Eboo Patel, Jennifer Howe Peace, and Noah Silverman, eds. Interreligious/Interfaith Studies: Defining a New Field. Beacon Press, 2018.
Kathleen M. Goodman, Mary Ellen Giess, and Eboo Patel, eds. Educating About Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2019.
Hans Gustafson, ed. Interreligious Studies: Dispatches from an Emerging Field. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2020.
Robert S. Ellwood and Barbara A. McGraw, Many Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men in the World Religions. London, UK: Routledge Press, (several editions over decades, including the eleventh, forthcoming 2022).
Kate McCarthy, Interfaith Encounters in America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007.
Books On Overcoming “Lens” Bias, Transforming Leadership, and Communication
James MacGregor Burns, Transforming Leadership: A New Pursuit of Happiness. New York: Grove Press, 2003.
Joanne B. Ciulla, ed. Ethics, the Heart of Leadership. 3rd ed. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2014. (Foreword by James MacGregor Burns.)
Howard Ross, Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgment in Our Daily Lives. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
Marshall B. Rosenberg and Deepak Chopra, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. Encinitas, CA: PuddleDancer Press, 2015.
The Pluralism Project - https://pluralism.org
Interfaith Youth Core - https://www.ifyc.org/resources
United Religions Initiative - http://www.uri.org/
Hindu American Foundation (HAF) - www.hafsite.org
Islamic Networks Group (ING) - www.ing.org