Former diplomat Thomas Farr is concerned the Obama administration has yet to fill this important position. More
Rami Elhanan and Mazen Faraj are members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, a grassroots group that unites bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have lost immediate family members to the Middle East conflict. Together they promote a message of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. More
In the world's largest Muslim nation, says Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar, "there seems to be a greater willingness both to be openly religious and to be modern and educated at the same."
"You can’t say that religious opinions made over 1, 000 years ago are valid for all times," says Gamal al-Banna, a reformist Muslim cleric in Egypt. "We must have a revolution in the understanding of Islam, a revolution almost like Martin Luther’s."
"People think the church can save the country, when really some types of political responsibility can save the church," says megachurch pastor Joel Hunter
On May 21, 2009 the Moroccan American Cultural Center and the American Jewish Committee sponsored an interfaith panel discussion in New York City on "Women’s Spiritual Voices: Crossing Continents, Finding Common Ground." Panelists explored the roles of women religious leaders in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.