Interfaith

Christians Bring Iranian Jews to Israel

October 22, 2007

Author: REGAN E. DOHERTY

Source: The Associated Press

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iT0x385g8UAXNv_nAFGHRG7C-M4A

Evangelical Christians in the U.S. have helped convince dozens of Iranian Jews to move to Israel in recent months, offering cash incentives and claiming that Iran's tiny Jewish community is in grave danger.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, a charity that funnels millions of dollars in...

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Pope Decries 'Religious' Violence

October 21, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7055147.stm

Pope Benedict XVI has urged world religious leaders not to allow God's name to be used to justify violence.

"Religions must never become vehicles for hatred," the Pope told the leaders attending a peace summit in Naples.

The Catholic Church, said the Pope, would continue to seek dialogue to bridge the gap between cultures.

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'Sanyas' Lessons for Christian Clergy

October 21, 2007

Author: Ananthakrishnan G

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/2477689.cms

While the Anglican Church may shun Yoga, in Kerala the Syro-Malabar church - regarded as the oldest in the country - has decided to embrace the Hindu tradition of sanyas. This and other cultural aspects like bhajans are becoming a part of new curriculum for training the Christian clergy in the church.

‘‘Priests...

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Islamic Center Outreach Tells it Like it Really is

October 20, 2007

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071020/NEWS01/710200357/1056/COL02

"We are all people of faith who worship the same God."

It's a statement those who have been attending "Islam and Christianity: A Dialogue" have taken away from the Muslim guest speakers at Mount Washington Presbyterian Church.

"We have a curiosity as to how the two faiths look at matters of life and faith, what...

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Interfaith Panel Wrestles with Troubling Texts

October 19, 2007

Author: Amy Klein

Source: The Jewish Journal

http://www.jewishjournal.com/home/preview.php?id=18349

"We learn who we are through struggling with text," said Rabbi Mark S. Diamond, executive vice president of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California. "We must learn from the scars, from the blemishes, from the ugly parts of our textual tradition, our history and our faith."

Scholars, clergy and seminarians gathered this week at the Luxe...

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50 Religious Leaders Meet in Abuja

October 18, 2007

Author: Mohammed Lawal Shaibu

Source: allAfrica.com/The Daily Trust

http://allafrica.com/stories/200710180440.html

Fifty Muslim and Christian religious leaders met in Abuja yesterday to explore ways of achieving enduring peace and harmony in the country.

An equal number of Muslim and Christian leaders met at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel under the auspices of the Nigeria Inter-religious Council (NIREC) to map out strategies on how to avert crisis...

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"The Faith Divide," a Commentary by Eboo Patel

October 16, 2007

Author: Eboo Patel

Source: The Washington Post

http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/

“God doesn’t command me to judge you, He commands me to help you. Doesn’t matter who you are. Hispanic, black, white, Muslim, Jew, American, African – doesn’t matter. If you’re hungry, if you’re in need, Shady Grove Baptist Church will help you.”

I met Jeffrey on a flight to Brussels. He...

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Lehigh Dialogue Center

This data was last updated on 19 November 2020.

Address: 2200 Industrial Dr Bethlehem, PA 18017 United States
Email: contact@lehighdialogue.org
Phone: 610-849-0472
Website: https://lehighdialogue.org/
Mission: Lehigh Dialogue Center aims to achieve mutual understanding and common commitments for enriching the social good; to serve the community for their religious needs through regular services and rituals; to...

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Hands of Peace

This data was last updated on 15 October 2020.

Address: 1000 Elm St. Glenview, IL 60025, Glenview, IL 60025
Phone: 224-406-5045
Email: info@handsofpeace.org
Website: https://handsofpeace.org/
Mission: Hands of Peace empowers American, Israeli, and Palestinian youth to become agents of change. 

 

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Stanford University Center for Interreligious Community, Learning and Experience

This data was last updated on 14 May 2020.

Address: Stanford University, Old Union, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
Email: religious-life@stanford.edu
Phone: 650-723-1762
Website: https://religiouslife.stanford.edu/circle-0
Mission: The CIRCLE is a safe haven for diversity, worship, ritual, meditation, reflection, spiritual and intellectual growth.

 

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WCC Welcomes Letter from Muslim Leaders

October 15, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: El Consejo Mundial de Iglesias

http://www2.wcc-coe.org/pressreleasessp.nsf/index/pr-07-69.html

"This letter is most welcome," said World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, especially at a time when "all of humanity is looking to religious leaders for guidance as to how to respond to the situation of violence in the world". Kobia was commenting on the letter "A Common Word between...

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