San Jose, Calif.
If the political discourse of the last year contained any theological lesson, it's that Americans could benefit from greater religious literacy. One place to start might be to examine which stories our faiths share in common.
That is the hope of "Mary/Maryam," a new play by Victoria Rue that explores the life of the mother of Jesus as she is presented in the Christian Scriptures and in the Quran.
"As members of the one body of Christ, we are obligated to stand with our little sisters and brothers," said Bishop Patrick McGrath.