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Discovering the Value Presence of Religious and Cultural Diversity

by Noah Giddings, ’24 Center for Interfaith Cooperation Internship  The Center for Interfaith Cooperation is a local Indianapolis non-profit focused on improving the relationships between different faith groups and creating community between religious groups. The CIC hopes to improve the relationships between different religious communities through mutual exposure, thereby demonstrating the humanity common to all. […]

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A New View Film Series: A Ballerina’s Tale  Pulling back the curtain on the diversity and inclusion principles of the classical art form.

By Cora Parker, ’25 Much like any other forms of art, ballet is rooted in a world of tradition. From the music played to the choreography performed, the rich history of the art form is one that stretches across centuries and is actively demonstrated in performances today. Behind its beautiful nature, the industry happens to […]

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Faith and Activism in Indiana

By Cora Parker, ’25 Right beyond our front door surges of activism spread throughout Indiana everyday. Some may go unseen overall while others are the face of progressive movements in communities, but nonetheless, each one is crucial to helping those in their times of need. On Tuesday, October 25th, audience members found their way to […]

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On The Power of  Faith, Activism, and Educational Conversation

The Power of  Faith, Activism, and Educational Conversation by Cora Parker, ’25 What role do Faith and Activism play in modern society? The annual Butler Seminar on Religion and Global Affairs plans to answer exactly within the four part lecture series: Faith and Activism.  For 22 years the Seminar has brought “Scholarship in combination with […]

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Cookies & Questions: Passionate About Interfaith Cooperation

Hi! My name is Alana Daeger and I’m an interfaith intern with the Center for Faith and Vocation here on campus. You may have seen me at my Cookies & Questions events throughout the Fall semester. If you happened to stop by, you’ve already heard my spiel. If not, here’s a brief summary of Cookies […]

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Love Mercy and Do Justice

by Janet Lovera, ’23 When you start college, everyone tells you that the next four years are for learning about yourself and finding your passions. Although, it’s easy to get stuck focusing on academics amidst the looming deadlines and countless essays. But now that events are once again being hosted all across campus, it is […]

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Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath: Guiding through Compassion

by Janet Lovera, ’23 “The worst thing we can do is let fear guide us.” “America is not just a place, but a vision of what we want it to be.” ———- Over the past few years, we’ve once again been engulfed in a time of uncertainty. The pandemic shocked the nation, impacting the lives […]

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Welcome back Butler!

  by Daniel Meyers, director Center for Faith and Vocation Welcome to our Butler students, faculty and staff!  In the past few days I have had elated moments of new welcomes and reconnections in the hallways of the CFV, in the large greenways of campus, crossing parking lots, in Atherton Marketplace, the rooms of Jordan, […]

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On Just Peace and Cultivating Inclusivity

by David Clark Working with the CFV this past semester has been so enriching and has encouraged me to reflect more deeply on how I use my skills and passions to create a more inclusive community. I worked with First Congregational UCC Church over the past semester as their Just Peace Intern, and it wasn’t […]

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Muslim Alliance of Indiana: Appreciation for Advocacy

by Yossra Daiya Peace be upon you. My name is Yossra Daiya. I am a first-year Psychology and Political Science student at Butler University and an Indiana Realtor. In my first year at Butler University, I had the wonderful opportunity to intern with the Muslim Alliance of Indiana as their Faith and Community Outreach Intern. […]

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