American Civic Life

What Two 9/11 Anniversaries Can Teach Us About The Role Of Religion

September 7, 2021

Swami Vivekananda, seated second from right, at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Sept. 11, 1893, in Chicago. Also on stage are Virchand Gandhi, seated from left, Hewivitarne Dharmapala, Vivekananda and possibly G. Bonet Maury. (Creative Commons)

Swami Vivekananda in Chicago during the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Sept. 1893. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons