Places of Negotiation (page 2)
Faith and Community
Religious institutions have provided support for communities in navigating life in America and encouraged broader civic involvement. While religious institutions have at times pushed people of differing views apart, many have also brought diverse peoples together in shared faith.
Hindu Temple Society of North America
The Hindu Temple Society of North America, founded in 1970, was among the first and most prominent Hindu temples in the New York City area. This prototype of the temple’s religious symbol, once carved into the building, represents religious diversity through five of the world’s major faiths illuminated by the lamp of knowledge and acceptance.