Grawemeyer Recipient Champions Interfaith Work

Today, the University of Louisville announced that an American Muslim of Indian heritage is the recipient of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Eboo Patel has focused his career onworking with young people to encourage religious cooperation. In 1991, he founded Interfaith Youth Core, an international nonprofit promoting interfaith work. And […]

Annual Festival of Faiths Focuses on Water

This year’s Festival of Faiths is underway in Louisville and it’s exploring the subject of water. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Now in its 14th year, the festival features exhibits, lectures and art that link diverse faiths and community-based organizations under themes. The title of this year’s festival is “Sacred Water: Sustaining Life.” Mark Steiner […]

Study Reviews "Faith-Based Initiatives"

A new study says questions about hiring practices undermined President George W. Bush’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The report — Taking Stock: The Bush Faith-Based Initiative and What Lies Ahead— from the Rockefeller Institute of Government found Bush’s policy goals were never fully realized because of doubts in Congress and […]