After the meeting, I somehow became the only guest left standing outside the Cardinal's residence. Police directed me to keep perfectly still -- pointing to the sharpshooters -- until the pope was safely inside his car.
As a museum that espouses the values of tolerance, should you, the Museum of Tolerance, be promoting such an Islamophobic film?
Some of the most glorious stories are of our mistakes, and how we made ourselves better because of them.
In the ancient monastery of Saint Catherine's Monastery at Mount Sinai in Egypt, there is a covenant of Prophet Muhammad's in which he guarantees prot...
Because of you, I am beginning again to believe in miracles. Because in the depth of despair over losing your beloved son you took me into your arms and guided me back onto a track where love is real, positive thinking is a choice that saves us, and miracles do happen.
I was impressed by the attainments of the Chicago students and I believe they, too, were affected by learning something new. It was a good day in a Chicago public school.
We found ourselves confronting a sometimes tragic history between our faiths. We asked some piercing questions. We found ourselves learning from one another.
Any violence that is committed in the name of religion comes from extremists. These people masque their political or power agendas in false religious doctrine. We must make that distinction - between religion and extremists -- and combat the extremists.
The idea that there are different forms of belief and unbelief, and that many people are on a common journey to greater understanding, shines through Halik's writing and his work in promoting dialogue among religious and secular individuals.
Where are the progressive/moderate Muslim voices? That is a question progressive Muslims often hear. We are present and have been speaking up for years but first a brief description what makes one a progressive versus a conservative Muslim community.
I bring up this theological debate from a generation ago because of a recent billboard, put up by Ask-a-Muslim.com, that proclaims "Jesus is a Muslim."
As a Muslim preparing to enter medical school in August, I have often wondered how to continue my passion for interfaith while working in healthcare.
What distinguishes today's 21st century women-led multi-faith movement for justice is the deliberate attention being paid to creating a new leadership model that is more inclusive.
Because food can exclude or include people, it is also a way in which new people and cultures can be incorporated in our celebrations.
Rav Froman took the time and built relationships with Palestinians, particularly in religious settings. He had the holy chutzpah (or audacity) to go and meet his Palestinian neighbors. He became a living testament that putting a human face on your enemy is a game changer.
I have blended some marital wisdom in the nondenominational reading, "Recipe For A Good Marriage." Couples sometimes ask me to read it as part of their wedding ceremony.