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Baptist Center for Ethics / A Brief History

By Staff | June 30, 2020

Robert Parham launched Baptist Center for Ethics in 1991 as an alternative ethical voice to the SBC conservative movement. Tomorrow, combines with Nurturing Faith Publishing to become Good Faith Media, which will continue to be an inclusive voice for the common good.

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EthicsDaily and Nurturing Faith will become Good Faith Media in July 2020

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In this episode of “Stay Home, Stay Focused,” Interfaith Alliance President Rabbi Jack Moline speaks with Salam Al-Marayati, president, of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC). The two discuss the impact of al-Marayati’s work, the treatment of Muslims in America, and the representation of Muslims in Hollywood. This episode was filmed on March 29, 2020

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