A Spectrum of Faith - is a collaborative book project and community initiative focused on creating a photo-rich narrative of the religious communities in the Heartland (specifically around Des Moines, Iowa).
The Drake Community Press and The Comparison Project, Bob Blanchard, the Des Moines Area Religious Council have teamed up with Drake University students and faculty to create this book honoring the rich diversity Des Moines and the Heartland have to offer.
The students at Drake University have been involved through field research, graphic design, marketing, grant writing, editing, and filmmaking.
The book aims to call attention to the vibrant diversity of religion in the greater Des Moines area - introducing readers to 15 different local religious communities.
- embodied practices
- sacred spaces
- and local histories