If a goal of the Islamic State group and other jihadists was attained—the expulsion of Christianity from its birthplace in the Near East—it would “destroy the richness of the tapestry of the Middle East and a hammer blow to our shared heritage,” said a Muslim Jordanian prince and a Jewish proponent of interfaith relations. 512 more words
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Vicky Gillon grew up in a Christian household and studied Islam during her senior year of high school. In her first 18 years, she learned to appreciate religious diversity but had few opportunities to experience it. 164 more words
What’s new in interfaith? In some ways, not much.
Last time I checked, there’s still more than one faith and we still live in a world where people practice more than one faith. 300 more words
On the scope of the church’s mission.
CHR Comment: Peter J. Leithart offers an interesting and helpful theological review of Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert’s book, “What is the Mission of the Church?” Along with Leithart’s comments, one does well to see that DeYoung and Gilbert raise an important question for the modern church. 148 more words