Islam and Muslims on Judaism and Jews – by Mustafa Abu Sway

Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews) ***** JERUSALEM – Despite being in a protracted political conflict over the Holy Land that began around the advent of Zionism more than a century ago, Jews and Muslims have common historical roots, as well as theological commonalities.  Our common roots go beyond the Abrahamic tribal constructs. Abraham himself…

German Protestant head says a European Islam needed for dialogue

November 23, 2010 Trier, Germany (ENInews). A European form of Islam needs to develop before a meaningful interfaith dialogue can take place on the continent, the new leader of Germany’s 24 million Protestants has said. “We are only at the beginning of a serious inter-religious discussion on a theologically high level and that is because…

Muslim art and cultural expression opens doors to interfaith dialogue in Houston

Source: The Ismaili “Dancing Dervishes”, a double-page composition from an illustrated manuscript of the Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa‘di, Iran, ca. 1615. Photo: Courtesy of the Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Inst. From the intricacy of calligraphy and the mysticism of Sufi dance, to the illustrative legends that explode on canvas, Islamic art forms have captured the…

Inter-faith dialogue and the Imam of Ismailis -Article By Islamuddin

The events of 9/11 and its aftermath have created a pressing need for interfaith dialogue to ensure global peace and common ownership of our mother earth. Unfortunately the Muslim world has no single voice to represent it in the negotiation table, It was because of this reason that Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan, while…

President Obama commends THE 99 for Spreading Tolerance

April 27, 2010 President Obama made a special mention about THE 99 superheroes and its creator, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, in his speech given recently at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship held in Washington. The President commended THE 99 for capturing the imaginations of young people through the message of tolerance. Entrepreneurs from all over the…

We Have ‘Justice in Common Christian and Muslim’ – Voices from Asia and Africa

Sankt Augustin, Feb. 24, 2010 Ed.: Christian W. Troll SJ, Helmut Reifeld, C.T.R. Hewer (Ed.); Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V., ISBN 978-3-941904-24-8 In this book the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung publishes the results of a conference on the “Common Word” dialogue. Therewith the KAS pursues two purposes: firstly, to bring together multipliers from Sub-Saharan Africa as well as South and Southeast…