The ORL understands interfaith to be the accommodation and support of diverse religious communities, the fostering of interaction between those communities on a student and community level, and the religious-secular encounter, as a part of civil society, on campus and in the public. Programs include in depth internships, exposure trips, community building, community service, and religious diversity education for student groups and secular agencies.
The Interfaith Summer Internship Program has a three part mission, to train Princeton students in interfaith organizing through a hands on summer internship in New York city, to partner with secular
organizations that focus on underserved communities, and to develop greater awareness of the role religion plays in fostering civil society.
The Religious Life Council is a group of 25–30 religiously diverse students who model interfaith cooperation through weekly gatherings around topics of shared concern as well as public programing.
The Burma-Thailand Project is an ongoing exploration of religion and civil society in Southeast Asia centered around a semi-annual exposure trip to the region.
The Graduate School Religious Life Council (GRLC) is a group of students who are interested in cultivating conversations between people of different faiths and professional backgrounds. The GRLC holds weekly meetings over dinner to explore various topics, including the role of religion in the professional world and our personal lives, issues that challenge our beliefs, and the purpose of faith.
Religion and the United Nations is an ongoing series of conversations with UN officials, scholars, and religious leaders, about the role religion plays in various missions for particular UN agencies.
The Buncher Conference is an international multifaith event based in Europe aiming at bringing to gather top leaders from different disciplines to discuss critical issues pertaining to the life of their communities.
Project Downtown is a bi-weekly gathering of students who make and serve food for the poor in Trenton New Jersey.
Contemplative Nature is a series of workshops in the Institute Woods exploring meditation with experiencing the outdoors.
Religious Diversity Training for secular constituencies includes presentations to UNICEF, Teacher Prep, Community Action, and Outdoor Action.
The annual ORL Photo Exhibit is open to staff, faculty, and students. Currently the exhibit on devotion resides in Murray Dodge Hall. Upcoming topics include Slowness, Wonder, and Gentle.
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