Tag Archive for Dialogue

WCC journal explores Christian self-understanding in context of Islam

WCC News, Jul.26,  www.oikoumene.org/en/news/news-management/eng/a/article/1634/wcc-journal-explores-chri.html The present issue of Current Dialogue focuses on “Christian self-understanding in the context of Islam” from diverse theological and academic perspectives. The journal features various articles offering analysis based on the outcomes of intra-Christian consultations held…

Moving from Sibling Rivalry to Religious Solidarity

Jason Tippitt, State of Formation, Jul.9, www.stateofformation.org/2012/07/moving-from-sibling-rivalry-to-religious-solidarity/ As part of my navel-gazing over the notion that “I don’t not believe in God” (at least not anymore), and the logical subsequent question of whether I do believe, I’ve been thinking about…

World Faith Demonstrates How Religion Can Work For Peace

Jahnabi Barooah, Huffington Post, Jun.22, www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/22/faith-inspires-world-faith_n_1616863.html?utm_hp_ref=religion This week’s Faith Inspires highlights World Faith, an NGO whose mission is to “counter religious extremism and strife by demonstrating how faith can inform work for unity and peace, rather than hate, war, and…

Confronting ‘the Other’ in Your Own Community – Interfaith teaching intrafaith

Ruth Broyde Sharone, The Interfaith Observer, Jun.15, theinterfaithobserver.org/journal-articles/2012/6/15/confronting-the-other-in-your-own-community.html Interfaith dialogue between people of widely divergent faiths is challenging enough, but the tougher assignment is encountering a member of your own religion with whom you profoundly disagree. When that happens, knowing…

Pope wins over German Muslims

Tom Heneghan, Reuters, Sep.23, blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2011/09/23/pope-benedict-wins-over-german-muslims-in-first-meeting-since-regensburg-speech/ Pope Benedict told German Muslims in Berlin on Friday they can expect cooperation and support from Roman Catholics as long as they respect Germany’s constitution and the limits it sets on pluralism. Meeting representatives of…

Jewish Theological Seminary Launches Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue

JTS of NY, Sep.6, www.jtsa.edu/News/Press_Releases/JTS_Launches_Milstein_Center_for_Interreligious_Dialogue.xml The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) announced the establishment of the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue(MCID), funded with a $2 million gift from New York philanthropist Howard Milstein and the Paul Milstein family. The Milsteins have…