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Interreligious Engagement

Jethro and Pope Francis: Models of Interreligious Engagement (Yitro, Exodus 18:1-20:23)

Rabbi Daniel Lehmann | Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Lehmann

They shared meals at which kosher food was provided, and the rabbi recited the special Jewish prayers marking those holy days in the Jewish calendar. This was, perhaps, the first time a pope celebrated these Jewish festivals with a rabbi at the Vatican.

The Supreme Purpose In All Religions (And Their Shared Failure)

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Rather than mutually respecting and affirming the one and only thing all religions share in common, religious leaders become preoccupied with what distinguishes them in terms of their beliefs, doctrines, viewpoints and so on

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.