Religion

Aspen Jewish Congregation
10:40 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Concert explores faith through music, storytelling

In the Aspen Chapel, Daniel Mutlu, Rollin Simmons and Joshua Breitzer rehearse beneath the glow of stained glass. They'll be joined by Elana Arian, Noah Aronson, Andrea Rae Markowicz and Joyce Rosenweig at tonight's concert.
Credit Rebecca Kruth

Tonight (Tues 8-6-13), at the Aspen District Theater, a group of young Jewish musicians will explore the concept of faith through music and storytelling. The performance is called Beyond Belief: Sounds of Sacred Searching. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth went to a rehearsal for a behind-the-scenes peek and filed this report.   

For Cantor Rollin Simmons, the exploration of faith stretches beyond the walls of the Aspen Jewish Congregation where she’s served for the last few years.

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Special Coverage
5:08 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Aspen Ideas Festival - Principled Pluralism

Principled Pluralism: Report of the Inclusive America Project on America's Changing Religious Landscape


How do we engage America’s religious pluralism as a force for the common good? David Gergen will report the findings of a new report, “Principled Pluralism: Report of the Inclusive America Project,” prepared by a distinguished panel convened by the Institute’s Justice and Society Program. Gergen will describe how America’s religious diversity is a source of civic engagement and how we can bridge religious differences to build a stronger social fabric. The sad legacy of religious diversity around the globe has been conflict. Yet, in the United States, we have largely escaped this fate. After the Boston Marathon bombing, will our luck still hold? The report provides good news and a roadmap for the way forward.

David Gergen Meryl Chertoff E. J. Dionne, Jr.

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