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Interfaith

To protect religious liberty in these challenging times, loving our neighbor is not enough. We must also know our neighbors and be their friends as they face big and small threats to their freedom. […] Read More

Seeking to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities, the Parliament of the World’s Religions will convene Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. […] Read More

Imam Imad Enchassi survived a massacre led by Christian extremists in Beirut in 1982. A new short documentary from EthicsDaily.com tells how mercy shaped the Oklahoma imam’s life. […] Read More

Was Christian theology born in interfaith dialogue? Paul, the first Christian theologian, offers an intriguing suggestion about the relationship between theology and interfaith dialogue. […] Read More

Have U.S. Christians forgotten our historic commitment to taking the gospel to the whole world, especially when that world is coming to them? Many comfortable Christians find the cost too high. […] Read More

How might we share our faith with Muslims in an ethical way? Consider these five thoughts; one or more of them might start or further a conversation to help you do just that. […] Read More

When sharing your faith with Muslims, taking the position of ‘loving Muslims’ while ‘hating Islam’ is not a healthy starting point. So where do you begin? […] Read More

The first anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is approaching. I want to reflect on that event and highlight what the faith communities in the Charlottesville area have been doing since then to address racism in our community. The events of Aug. 11-12 traumatized us; we are still feeling the aftermath […] Read More

Interfaith cooperation was the last thing on my mind. Having grown up in a conservative Baptist church, studied in an evangelical seminary and served as an American Baptist missionary in the predominantly Christian countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, I really never gave much thought to what relationships with people of other faiths might […] Read More

Genesis details the family origins of Abraham and his sons. After receiving a promise from Yahweh, Abraham bore his first son through Sarah’s Egyptian servant, Hagar. Hagar’s son was named Ishmael. Years later, Sarah bore Abraham a second son, Isaac. Brothers from different mothers, the two grew up under Abraham’s protection and love. Unfortunately, according […] Read More