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Interreligious Dialogue Interreligious Dialogue
Interfaith dialogue describes exchanges among religious practitioners and communities on matters of doctrine and issues of mutual concern in culture and politics. Explore...

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Common Word Common Word
A Common Word is a prominent initiative promoting dialogue between Muslims and Christians in an effort to foster global peace and interreligious understanding. It began...

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United Methodist Council of Bishops' Response to A Common Word Between Us and You

January 5, 2009
The United Methodist Council of Bishops' Response to A Common Word Between Us and You opens by welcoming the opportunity to use dialogue to identify both distinctive and common features of Christianity and Islam. Referencing the original letter's emphasis on a common love of neighbor, the authors describe how the Wesleyan tradition understands God's active work in nurturing this love. The response closes with a pledge to cooperatively seek peace and justice as the hallmarks of life.
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The approximately 8 million American members of the United Methodist Church (UMC) represent mainline Wesleyanism in the United States. Echoing its early anti-slavery stance, the denomination continues to emphasize the importance of social...