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TEHRAN—JAN 19, 2014—Iran’s top foreign policy think tank is jointly sponsoring a conference in Tehran this week with a group of US Academics from half a dozen universities.  The meeting is being held in the wake of the breakthrough Geneva meetings between Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad [...]

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January 20, 2014:  Dr. Elaine Padilla, Assistant Professor of Constructive Theology at New York Theological Seminary, is traveling to Iran this week as a member of a ten-member delegation from seven US universities and theological schools who are participating in a conference being held in Tehran January 21-23, 2014.  The conference, which [...]

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In April 1990, two months after Nelson Mandela’s release from South Africa’s prison on Robben Island off the coast of Cape Town, I was invited to join a small delegation of clergy from [...]

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