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Editor’s Note: This article first was published in Baptist News Global and is posted here by permission of the author.  By ROB SELLERS President Donald Trump has publicly blamed mental illness for mass shootings and other gun violence. He is correct, to a point. I agree that there does exist an insanity, a moral pathology, that is endangering all of us –

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(Editor’s Note: Rob Sellers, religion professor emeritus at Hardin-Simmons University, is ending his tenure as chairman of the board of trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Following his his farewll letter.) Dear Friends of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, In ten days I will step down as Chair of the Parliament and bring to a close one

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Editor’s Note: Dr. Robert P. Sellers, professor of religion emeritus at Hardin-Simmobns University, just completed his tenure as chair of the board of trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. He gave the following speech when the Parliament met Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. FAITH AND INTERFAITH: FROM GRASSROOTS TO THE GLOBE By Dr. Robert P. Sellers Good evening, friends!

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Quite a few Abilenians will be in Toronto Nov. 1-7 for the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Chief among them will be Rob Sellers, retired Hardin-Simmons University religion professor, who is chairman of the board of the parliament. Also going will be Jacob Snow of First Central Presbyterian Church and president of the Abilene Interfaith Council. A McMurry University class

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  (Editor’s Note: Following are statements from religion leaders about the deadly shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27. Rob Sellers, retired religion professor at Hardin-Simmons University, is chairman of the board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Cliff Stewart, pastor of First Central Presbyterian Church, is president of the Abilene Association of Congregations.) A

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Abilene will be well represented when the Parliament of the World’s Religions meets Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. Retired Hardin-Simmons University religion professor Rob Sellers is chairman of the board of trustees of the parliament. And Dennis Land, a McMurry University graduate, is an ambassador. And, a number of university students and others in Abilene are expected to attend. Land is recruiting others to

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