The Grace International Seminary awarded the Doctor of Divinity to Mike Ghouse – an honorary Doctorate for his work on Pluralism. Thanks to Dr. Karen Hollie-Thibodeuax the Chancellor the Seminary, and Bishop Thibodeuax and Mark Hernandez for facilitating this happening.
Mike is considered an authority on Pluralism. Pluralism
is a brand new discipline in the academic world and is yet to be taught as a
subject. The course material would be unique, as it will focus on its effect on
different aspects of life in building cohesive societies, societies where no one
has to live in apprehension or fear of the other. Mike defines pluralism as simply an attitude respecting the otherness of others, and
accepting the God given uniqueness of each one of his creation.
has a dream, a dream that one day in our life time; we all will wake up to a
cohesive world, where no human has to live in tension, apprehension or fear of
the other, nor should one feel alienated. Indeed, that was the dream of all the
spiritual masters of the world, and that is what the creator wants; all pieces
of his creation to function coherently.
founding fathers believed, “That all men are created equal, that they are
endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these
Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.”
And that dream was refreshed by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mike is a
Pluralist to the core, and believes that if we can respect the otherness of
others and accept the God given uniqueness of each one of the 7 billion humans on the planet
earth. Most of the problems in the world
exists because what we learn about others is negative and build myths about the
Mike believes the solutions likes in a simple “knowing each
other”, knowledge leads to understanding and understanding to acceptance and
appreciation of a different point of view. Mike has a national presence on TV, Radio,Print and the Internet Media. Mike has appeared in over 100 shows with Sean Hannity on Fox News and over 50 times on nationally syndicated radio shows. Fox News, Syndicated Radio shows, Dallas Morning News,
Huffington Post, and a variety of News Papers here and abroad for giving him a
strong National and local presence.
written nearly 3000 articles, and bulk of them are published in Dallas Morning
News, Huffington Post, New Age Islam, Op-ed News , Arab Daily News, Arab News,
Saudi Gazette, and several other News papers and periodicals around the world.
Of the 2800, 1000+ were on Islam, 1000+ on Pluralism and the rest were on
politics, India, Pakistan, Israel-Palestine, Motivational and other
Currently Mike is working on making a film based on a compelling
true story of building a cohesive America, and writing a book on human rights –
“Standing up for others”- standing up from Atheists to Zoroastrians and every
one in between.
Please watch the 10 Minutes trailer of the documentary
in making https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMXsTo4VYh8
is appreciated around the world; indeed, he has over 10 Million views of his
profile at Google and 15 Million on his website. https://plus.google.com/108969690090944956820/about
has blessed him with an aptitude for mitigating conflicts and nurturing goodwill
in everything he does, that is think, talk and act, and he has been a life time
volunteer, and it is a joy to maintain a healthy balance between earning a
living and serving the public.
they say, Pluralism runs in his veins. The Grace International Seminary awarded the Doctor of Divinity – an honorary Doctorate for my work on Pluralism. Thanks to Dr. Karen Hollie-Thibodeuax the Chancellor the Seminary, and Bishop Thibodeuax and Mark Hernandez my buddy for facilitating this happening.
You can Google – Pluralism Speaker
The old profile – http://www.mikeghouse.net/InterfaithSpeaker_MikeGhouse.asp
These pictures were taken from cell phone, professional pictures will be added later on.