Moving “Beyond Coexistence”…-go-beyond-coexistence-these-young-people-say-yes/article/3872883


The vast majority of young people in our society are ready to move beyond coexistence with persons of other faiths and persons of no faith to work in service with each other to create a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world. Check out the article at the link provided to see ways that young people in Oklahoma City are ready to go “Beyond Coexistence” as we prepare for a visit by the founder of Interfaith Youth Core, Eboo Patel, to Oklahoma City University. Oklahoma City is preparing to take interfaith cooperation and service to a new level. If it can happen in Oklahoma City, it can happen anywhere!

About Mark Y. A. Davies

Mark Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. He is the Executive Director of the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEaD) Hub North America of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church and an Oklahoma Humanities State Scholar. Mark has published in the areas of Boston personalism, process philosophy and ethics, and ecological ethics. Dr. Davies serves on the United Methodist University Senate, which is “an elected body of professionals in higher education created by the General Conference to determine which schools, colleges, universities, and theological schools meet the criteria for listing as institutions affiliated with The United Methodist Church.” He and his wife Kristin live in Edmond, OK in the United States, and they have two daughters. The views expressed by the author in this blog do not necessarily represent the views of Oklahoma City University or the United Methodist Church.
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