An Edification Vacation

Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:26 pm

Original article written by: Lisa Schwarzbaum, New York Times, recalling her vacation at the Chautauqua Institution, where she first heard Joanna Adams preach. Before I turned left in Manhattan and drove some 420 miles to the Chautauqua Institution i ..

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Adams to highlight interfaith dialogue, change

Friday, June 20, 2014 10:16 pm

Original article written by: Mary Lee Talbot   “People are dying to be exposed to faith in a way that builds bridges of understanding,” said the Rev. Joanna M. Adams, chaplain for Week One at Chautauqua Institution. “They want to experienc ..

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Faith Leaders Speak at “An Evening with Higher Ground” at the Glenn Institute

Thursday, March 27, 2014 9:41 am

Panel Discussion Encourages Interfaith Dialogue to Inspire Change ATLANTA – March 27, 2014 – Higher Ground announced, today, The Glenn Institute for Philanthropy and Service Learning of The Westminster Schools’ special spring speaker event “A ..

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Higher Ground to be Recognized for “Bridging the Divide” in Atlanta

Friday, January 17, 2014 4:01 pm

ATLANTA – Jan.15, 2014 – The Higher Ground group, comprised of four long-time Atlanta faith leaders who share common experiences and lead positive change, has been selected to receive the 22nd Annual 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service ..

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Joanna Adams’ article in the AJC

Friday, June 7, 2013 5:20 pm

Let’s hear it for marriage: Support families – all of them   By Joanna Adams   How about a shout-out for the month of June?   Named for the Roman goddess of marriage, June has been the go-to month for weddings since ancien ..

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Exploring Higher Ground: Violence & the Response of People of Faith

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:23 pm

In a world where violence seems eternally present, the Higher Ground group will tackle the difficult questions about how we as individuals and communities react and respond. On Thursday, April 25, Higher Ground will keynote the annual “Meaningf ..

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Joanna Adams’ article in the Saturday Opinion Section of the AJC

Monday, March 18, 2013 2:17 pm

One of the familiar Bible stories of the Christian tradition has to do with a man who was beaten within an inch of his life. The poor fellow had been traveling on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho when, according to Luke, he “fell into the hand ..

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Georgia State University Department of Religious Studies Announces Higher Ground Event Feb. 6, 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013 11:22 am

Georgia State University Department of Religious Studies Announces Higher Ground Event Feb. 6, 2013 Moving Atlanta to Higher Ground: How Religion Inspires Positive Change ATLANTA – Dec. 19, 2012 – As the religious landscape of Atlanta becomes mor ..

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Higher Ground on 11 Alive!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 6:43 pm

Click here to watch Higher Ground on Atlanta’s 11 Alive.   ..

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Rabbi Sugarman’s article in the Atlanta Forward of the AJC

Friday, October 5, 2012 1:10 pm

Not one of us is immune to the fears and frustrations of being accosted by aggressive panhandling. The Higher Ground group – a collection of religious leaders which includes myself, the Rev. Joseph Roberts, Rev. Joanna Adams and Imam Plemon El-Amin ..

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Higher Ground Leaders on Faith, Politics and School Prayer on FOX5 Good Day Atlanta

Monday, September 10, 2012 2:19 pm

Click here to watch members of Higher Ground on FOX 5! ..

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Joanna Adam’s Article in the Saturday Opinion of the AJC

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 2:50 pm

What metro Atlantans want - By Joanna Adams. The defeat of the T-SPLOST has evoked a couple of post-referendum reactions in our fair city. Some are savoring the sweetness of victory, while others are in various states of dismay and disappointment. I ..

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Atlanta Jewish News: “Four Retired Clergy Seek A ‘Higher Ground’”

Thursday, July 12, 2012 12:19 pm

Four Retired Clergy Seek A ‘Higher Ground’  - Their blogs facilitate discussion about community issues. Four retired metro Atlanta faith leaders may have stepped down from the pulpits from which they offered inspiration and guidance for many y ..

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SaportaReport: Rev. Joe Roberts followed in the footsteps of both Martin Luther Kings, except for one 1964 Moment – by Chris Schoder

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 8:24 am

Written by Chris Schroder, columnist for the SaportaReport.   Rev. Joseph Roberts wasn’t prepared for all the adulation he was receiving as he glided down the aisle of a church in the northern New Jersey city in which he had been named pastor ..

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SaportaReport: Back from Harvard, amidst detritus of Vietnam, Plemon El-Amin had a spiritual Moment – By Chris Schroder

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 10:45 am

Written by Chris Schroder, columnist for the SaportaReport, for his weekly column “Moments”. Imam Plemon El-Amin looks back now over his 33 years as leader of one of the region’s largest mosques, as well as the largest Muslim educationa ..

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Plemon El-Amin’s Article in the Atlanta Forward of the AJC

Friday, June 22, 2012 9:53 am

What can we do to end the insanity? By Plemon T. El-Amin What sense can any of us make of the double murder and mayhem that followed the funeral services of a homicide victimas mourners exited a local church? All the victims were young, black and su ..

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FOX 5: Raising Kids? How to Keep the Faith

Monday, April 23, 2012 12:52 pm

Raising Kids? How to Keep the Faith: ..

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FOX 5: Higher Ground Talks About Trayvon Martin Case

Monday, April 16, 2012 2:17 pm

Higher Ground Talks About Trayvon Martin Case on FOX 5. ..

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FOX 5: Higher Ground Talks About Kony 2012 Campaign

Monday, March 12, 2012 11:35 am

Higher Ground Talks About Kony 2012 Campaign: ..

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FOX 5 Atlanta: Religious Leaders on Super Tuesday

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 11:07 am

Religious Leaders on Super Tuesday: ..

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FOX 5 Atlanta: Pastors Seek Higher Ground for Atlanta

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 10:41 am

Pastors Seek Higher Ground for Atlanta: ..

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Thursday, February 2, 2012 6:26 pm

ATLANTA – February 2, 2012 – What do an Imam, two Christian ministers and a Rabbi have in common? Higher Ground, of course! The dynamic group of four Atlanta faith leaders have come together to help raise awareness of key issues affecting the gr ..

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An Open Letter to Atlanta

Saturday, October 1, 2011 3:58 pm

An open letter to Atlanta in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Higher Grounds viewpoint on the tragic shooting in Arizona that took six lives and wounded 14 others...

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