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Inter Religious Dialogue

Conversation Is The True Work Of Peacemaking

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ryan J. Bell

In the face of deepening conflicts, people of faith must redouble their commitment to deeply listening to people who are different from the themselves.

The President's Campus Interfaith Initiative

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

We feel it happening -- that rare moment when a grassroots movement intersects with a presidential priority.

Peter King's Radicalization Hearings Deaf To Reality

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

These commissions, though ostensibly undertaken for the sake of improving cooperation, only perpetuate a sense of tension and conflict

Rodney, Riots And Religious Engagement: Reflections On The 20th Anniversary Of The Rodney King Beating

Brie Loskota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brie Loskota

Today should be a reminder that we should not wait for the next crisis to force us to know our neighbors, build our networks and envision a future where all can flourish.

Read My Sacred Texts As If They Were Your Own

Kelly Figueroa-Ray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kelly Figueroa-Ray

What does it look like for those of us on this side of the world to make life and death decisions about inter-religious dialogue and relationships?

A Muslim, A Christian, A Sikh And A Hindu Walk Into A College Dorm Room ... And Discover World Peace

Qasim Rashid | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

Last weekend, Princeton hosted the 5th Annual Coming Together Interfaith Conference, a conference designed to counter a growing threat to our humanity: the gap in interfaith relations.

The Egyptian Revolution: An Interfaith Movement

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

Religion has oftentimes stood as a tool of division in Egypt. However, when you look at the details of what is happening on the ground, this is an interfaith movement.

Building Respect This Christmas

Mike Ghouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

We all need to work on building respect for each others' celebrations.

Faith, Peace And The Nobel: A Conversation With Former Bishop Of Oslo Gunnar Stalsett

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

According to Gunnar Stålsett, if one looks at the texts where the Nobel Committee states the reasons for selecting each person for the Prize, there is hardly any reference to religion or spirituality as the motivating source.

Tolerance Isn't Good Enough: The Need For Mutual Respect In Interfaith Relations

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rajiv Malhotra

In religious circles, tolerance, at best, is what the pious extend toward people they regard as heathens, idol worshippers or infidels. It is time we did away with tolerance and replaced it with "mutual respect."

Future Religious and Ethical Leaders Ask The Hard Questions -- Together

Chris Stedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

The singular consensus among these religiously varied emerging leaders? This dialogue matters.

Pope Answers Ahmadinejad's Provocative Letter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI replied in a diplomatic and general terms to a provocative letter f...

YouTube Dialogue: Expanding the Scope of Inter-Religious Interchange

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

It is time for all inter-religious organizations to seize upon this opportunity for video-based dialogue and imbue it with meaningful content on an ongoing basis.