Interfaith

Forum Addresses Difficulties in Christian-Muslim Relations, Looks Toward Understanding

February 16, 2007

Author: Rebecca Marek

Source: Dayton Flyer

http://www.flyernews.com/article.php?section=News&volume=54&issue=27&artnum=04

The Greater Dayton Interfaith Trialogue presented the public forum “Christians and Muslims: How Do We See the ‘Other?’” Sunday in Sears Recital Hall.

The Greater Dayton Interfaith Trialogue is dedicated to exploring the relationships among Jews, Muslims and Christians...

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African Interfaith Group Calls on International Community to Honor Pledges to Sudan

February 16, 2007

Source: World Faith News

http://www.wfn.org/2007/02/msg00171.html

KHARTOUM, Sudan/GENEVA, 16 February 2007 (LWI)--After a visit to Sudan which included discussions with political and religious leaders in Khartoum and Juba, an African interfaith delegation has called on the international community to honor their political and financial pledges to sustain Sudan's peace process.

"Peace in Sudan will be the base for stability and peace for the whole region and Africa," the...

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Interfaith Dialogue Aims to Erase Barriers Between Islam and Christianity

February 16, 2007

Author: Pamela J. Podger

Source: The Roanoke Times

http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/wb/xp-103733

Omar Rabb stood Sunday morning in the parish hall at Christ Episcopal Church and raised his hands to his ears before singing out in Arabic that Allah is the greatest.

Ordinarily, the muezzin, or the man appointed to call the faithful to prayer, would stand in the courtyard of the mosque or in a minaret, a type of tower used in Islamic...

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Interfaith Dialogue Aims to Erase Barriers Between Islam and Christianity

February 16, 2007

Author: Pamela J. Podger

Source: The Roanoke Times

http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/wb/xp-103733

Omar Rabb stood Sunday morning in the parish hall at Christ Episcopal Church and raised his hands to his ears before singing out in Arabic that Allah is the greatest.

Ordinarily, the muezzin, or the man appointed to call the faithful to prayer, would stand in the courtyard of the mosque or in a minaret, a type of tower used in Islamic...

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New Bishop in Northeast Makes Interreligious Dialogue a Priority

February 15, 2007

Source: Indian Catholic/UCAN

http://www.theindiancatholic.com/newsread.asp?nid=6116

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand (UCAN) -- The new bishop of a diocese in northeastern Thailand says he hopes to develop understanding among Thais of different faiths, not just in the northeast but throughout the kingdom.

Bishop Joseph Chusak Sirisut, 50, was ordained bishop of Nakhon Ratchasima on Feb. 10 at Marie Witthaya School, 250 kilometers northeast of Bangkok.

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"Core Curriculum as Rubbery as ‘Core Promises’?" a Commentary by Cathy Byrne

February 15, 2007

Author: Cathy Byrne

Source: On Line Opinion

http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=5499

With both parties bidding for the Christian vote, and Muslims stepping up to the New South Wales political plate, it will be interesting to see how Religion Education will be included - or not.

Will Australia follow the over-simplified US debates where “our” religion is better - or of positioning religion as a choice between...

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"Core Curriculum as Rubbery as ‘Core Promises’?" a Commentary by Cathy Byrne

February 15, 2007

Author: Cathy Byrne

Source: On Line Opinion

http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=5499

With both parties bidding for the Christian vote, and Muslims stepping up to the New South Wales political plate, it will be interesting to see how Religion Education will be included - or not.

Will Australia follow the over-simplified US debates where “our” religion is better - or of positioning religion as a choice between...

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"Core Curriculum as Rubbery as ‘Core Promises’?" a Commentary by Cathy Byrne

February 15, 2007

Author: Cathy Byrne

Source: On Line Opinion

http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=5499

With both parties bidding for the Christian vote, and Muslims stepping up to the New South Wales political plate, it will be interesting to see how Religion Education will be included - or not.

Will Australia follow the over-simplified US debates where “our” religion is better - or of positioning religion as a choice between...

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Women of Vision Conference Slated

February 15, 2007

Author: Shant Morgan Durisseau

Source: Ventura County Star

http://www.venturacountystar.com/vcs/community/article/0,1375,VCS_1796_5353397,00.html

Temple Beth Torah's Rabbi Lisa Hochberg-Miller didn't think that she and a Japanese-American woman and member of the Ventura Seventh-day Adventist Church had much in common. But when the rabbi began a dialogue with the woman during the Women of Vision Conference two years...

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Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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