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Jordanian prince and Jewish scholar say Christianity is intrinsic to Arab culture

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

Religion

Make new friends

I made friends with some people this summer I don’t want to forget.

Every summer Montana State University hosts a group of students (ages 20-24) from the Middle East and North Africa in a six-week U.S. 452 more words

Interfaith Dialogue

College students say they care about interfaith cooperation — are school leaders listening?

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

Tolerance is no longer enough; we must respect other faiths

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

Why is there still ‘interreligious dialogue’?

In a blog post written for this website, Michael Marten had pointed out the problems of speaking about ‘interreligious’ dialogue or the almost interchangeable ‘interfaith’ dialogue and has suggested an ‘interhuman’ dialogue instead. 1,554 more words

Critical Religion

What is the Mission of the Church?

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

Modern Church