Abrahamic Teams and interfaith dialogue: Conquering prejudice face-to-face — Claudia Mende spoke to the projectʹs initiator, Jurgen Micksch on Qantara de, Germany

Overcoming prejudice and clearing up misunderstandings through direct encounters: thatʹs the goal of Abrahamic Teams. A Christian, a Jew and a Muslim inform people together about their different faiths. Claudia Mende spoke to the projectʹs initiator, Jurgen Micksch Mr Micksch, what inspired you to create the Abrahamic Teams? Jurgen Miksch: In 2001, a teacher at…

Muslim Christmas Greetings from Dr. Syeed|Chapter 19 of the Quran is dedicated to this blessed event of the birth of Jesus Christ and the entire chapter is named after his mother Maryam (Mary)

In the name of God Most Loving and Most Caring We want to extend our greetings to our Christian brothers and sisters in America and around the world, on the day of Christmas.   Our  love and respect for Jesus is central to our faith. We believe that the immaculate birth of Jesus Christ is a…

Interfaith: Marble Church Sermon video on Islamicate com

Marble has a rich history of participating in interfaith activities and one of the highlights is our “Trialogue” under the leadership of Dr. Michael Brown. The focus of the service is a conversation among spiritual leaders of three faiths: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Ask a friend to join you for this unique and memorable worship…

The Star com Toronto: Aga Khan Museum showcases best in Islam — Marmur

Liberals in all three monotheistic religions are at the forefront of bridge-building, both with other faith communities and with the secular world. Aaron Vincent Elkaim / THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto provides ample opportunities to see Islam at its best, Dow Marmur writes. The Aga Khan, left, with Stephen…

A subdued Christmas in Peshawar: A call for unity — Deutsche Welle de

Pakistan’s Christian community is observing a somber Christmas this year to show solidarity with the victims of the Peshawar attack. DW analyzes why the inter-faith harmony is needed in the country more than ever. “I bought new clothes to celebrate Christmas, but I am not going to wear them,” said seven-year-old Michael. The resident of…

Pfarrer Hanna Josua: „Muslime müssen offen diskutieren“ — Interview mit Pro-medien Magazin de (In German language, Interview with Lebanon born Pastor Hanna Josua on necessity of dialog with Muslims in Germany)

Eine offene Diskussion unter Muslimen über die Interpretation des Koran muss möglich sein, erklärt Pfarrer Josua Foto: Usman Ahmed, flickr | CC BY-SA 1.0 Pfarrer Hanna Josua, Leiter der Evangelischen Ausländerseelsorge [Foto: EMH] Die Sorgen der Pegida-Demonstranten müssen auf eine sachliche Ebene heruntergebrochen werden, sagt Pfarrer Hanna Josua im pro-Gespräch. Der gebürtige Libanese kritisiert zugleich…

Najaf takes in Christians displaced by Islamic State — Al Monitor com

NAJAF, Iraq — After Christians were forced to leave Mosul and other areas that fell under the control of the Islamic State (IS), Kurdish and Shiite dominated cities opened their doors to receive them. Religious authorities adopted stances supporting Christians, as they called on residents to host and help their brothers in the country. *****…

“Vatican treasures in the Gulf|Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization” — Article by Werner Bloch on Deutsche welle / Qantara de

Read article in Deutsch: “Kunstschätze des Vatikan in Arabien|Sharjah Museum für islamische Zivilisation” *****   The Vatican is pursuing a new policy of openness towards other faiths and co-operation between religions, a policy that is reflected in a very special exhibition in the Emirate of Sharjah, the neighbouring emirate to Dubai. This exhibition shows the…