Examining Beliefs that Lead to Religious Extremism

November 3, 2007

Author: K. Connie Kang

Source: Los Angeles Times


LOS ANGELES — Speaking with mutual respect and sensitivity, prominent Christian, Jewish and Muslim scholars and clergy from across the country met in Los Angeles last month to "wrestle" with what one rabbi described as the "dark side" of the three faith traditions.

Experts cited passages from the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and Quran that exert the superiority of one belief system over others.