Tag: Interfaith Dialogue

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    “We’re not promoting faith. We’re not even promoting interfaith. We’re promoting understanding,” says Dr. Douglas Kindschi, director of the Kaufman Interfaith Institute at Grand Valley State University. More

    February 1, 2013 | Comments

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    “True dialogue is being confident in your own faith, but with a willingness to open it up so other people can test it, so we understand one another.” More

    November 12, 2012 | Comments

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    At previous Republican conventions, there were events planned by interfaith groups that brought together a variety of faith-based people from different points of view to discuss and debate some of the issues of the day. That has not been happening at this year’s convention, according to managing editor Kim Lawton. More

    August 28, 2012 | Comments

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    The former British prime minister converted to Catholicism and established a foundation to address issues of faith and globalization. “The big issue of our time,” according to Blair, “is trying to deal with extremism based on a perversion of religion, and how you get peaceful coexistence between people of different faiths and cultures.” More

    August 24, 2012 | Comments

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    Jesus, says New Testament scholar Amy Jill Levine, “teaches like a Jew. He talks in parables…and Jesus is just a fabulous Jewish storyteller.” More

    August 10, 2012 | Comments

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    “The religion of Jesus was Judaism, not Christianity…Jesus was not coming to innovate and start a new religion. He was coming to reinforce the Torah.” More

    August 10, 2012 | Comments

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    “It’s crucial for pastors, Christian educators, professors, seminary leaders to study the Jewish roots of Christian faith.” More

    August 10, 2012 | Comments

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    “We are together in front of God and recognize each other as believers…these Muslim, Christian and Jewish, they worship God in a kind of choir,” Father Paolo Dall’Oglio told correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro in describing the work of his monastery before violence erupted in Syria. More

    July 20, 2012 | Comments

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    The Claremont School of Theology, the Islamic Center of Southern California, and the Academy for Jewish Religion California are partners in a new effort to educate leaders for churches, synagogues, and mosques in shared classes. More

    October 21, 2011 | Comments

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    “You’re not tolerant,” says this Christian philosopher, “if you’re indifferent. You’re tolerant if you disapprove of the other person’s religion but put up with it nonetheless.” More

    September 9, 2011 | Comments

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