“Beauty as Common Ground”

October 15, 2005
Oregonian: Portland, Oregon
“Beauty as Common Ground,”

by Nancy Haught, Religious Editor

“Each faith tradition has a strong history of ecumenical tolerance and of work on behalf of social justice, peace, and ecological stewardship,” says Portland artist Anne Barber-Shams, who conceived of the exhibit and recruited Kanaan and Shahna Lax, of Crestone Colorado, to take part. “We all share a conviction that reconciliation of the three traditions of the Abrahamic faiths is possible if we can embrace our common ground.”