Interfaith Groups Work for Social Justice and Tolerance
Shook, Mark L., St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
A few oak trees in the middle of a desert get noticed. Surrounded by a forest, individual trees are nearly invisible.
St. Louis 2004, the dynamic and well-heeled community- based planning organization, has invested major resources and time in a effort to give religion a place of honor in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 1904 World's Fair.
That so much energy would be devoted to convening diverse and sometimes conflicting religious denominations is an indication of just how far interf aith relations and the struggle for social justice in St. Louis have come in the past 30 years. In those days, Cardinal Joseph E. Ritter, the Rev. O. Walter Wagner and …
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Publication information: Article title: Interfaith Groups Work for Social Justice and Tolerance. Contributors: Shook, Mark L. - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: June 3, 1997. Page number: 7B. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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