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Interreligious Dialogue

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Interfaith dialogue describes exchanges among religious practitioners and communities on matters of doctrine and issues of mutual concern in culture and politics. Explore the engagement of the world's religious traditions around theological questions and in their efforts to collaborate on questions of peace, human rights, and economic and social development.


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  • April 24, 2009
    The product of the Indigenous Peoples' Global Summit on Climate Change, "The Anchorage Declaration" outlines a series of recommended actions to combat climate change on the national and international level. It begins by decrying the impact of climate change on traditional indigenous relationships with the natural world and reaffirming the indigenous right to be involved in climate change decision-making. The list of fourteen recommendations identifies specific and binding emissions targets,...
  • 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.
  • December 19, 2008
    The Baptist World Alliance Response to A Common Word Between Us and You begins by affirming the timeliness and theological diversity of all those involved in this dialogue. It also emphasizes that discovering "common ground" provides a shared space for mutual understanding and cooperation. It continues with a series of scriptural quotations supporting the importance of love in each tradition. The bulk of the letter uses the content of A Common Word to guide further exploration into how...
  • November 29, 2008
    Signed at the Interfaith Climate Summit in Uppsala, Sweden, the Uppsala Manifesto draws on the principles of the world's faith traditions in a powerful call to address climate change and promote environmental stewardship. It begins by admitting that humans are affecting the world's climate in unprecedented ways, and the necessary solutions will be equally far-reaching. Religions provide a unique source of hope and ethical guidance as leaders develop global strategies and affix responsibility...
  • November 10, 2008
    Responding to the statement A Common Word Between Us and You, in this letter His Beatitude Chrisostomos, Archbishop of Cyprus, welcomes a cooperative effort to promote peace among religious communities while also reiterating the religious facets of the conflict in Cyprus. Nonetheless, after centuries of co-existing with Islam, Eastern Christianity has valuable experience in respecting religious pluralism and supporting religious freedom for minority groups. The archbishop also notes that...
  • November 6, 2008
    In their final statement issued after the first meeting of the Catholic-Muslim Forum on "Love of God, Love of Neighbor", participants applaud the "warm and convivial spirit" of the dialogue and outline where they found areas of commonality and difference. The statement begins by using scriptural quotations to explain how each tradition understands love. It then explores how this love should be manifested in human relationships, including respect for human dignity and religious freedom, the...
  • October 8, 2008
    Part of the global conversation surrounding the landmark statement A Common Word Between Us and You, this response by the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC) highlights areas of common ground while also noting areas of real difference. These include the interpretation of God's oneness found in the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, as well as the complex responsibilities and tensions that accompany the command to "love your neighbor." The NCC also describes its renewed...
  • August 22, 2008
    The "Berlin Declaration on the Uniqueness of Christ and Jewish Evangelism in Europe Today" echoes the controversial Willowbank Declaration in its framing of Jewish evangelism as an act of love incumbent upon all Christians. The Berlin Declaration mourns a history of anti-Semitism and Christian complicity in genocide, which is sees as reminders of the reality of sin. This reality, it declares, is overcome through the transformative grace of Jesus Christ, and the Jews, like all other people,...
  • August 10, 2008
    In this letter to then Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Clifton Kirkpatrick and Setri Nyomi of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (now World Communion of Reformed Churches) offer comments on the archbishop's official response to A Common Word Between Us and You and welcome further dialogue and debate. The authors point out areas of agreement, including Williams' emphasis on the Christian Trinity and the sovereignty of God. Kirkpatrick and Nyomi close with a pledge to continue...
  • July 14, 2008
    On July 14, 2008, then Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams issued a response from the Anglican Communion to the Muslim scholars who composed A Common Word Between Us and You, an open letter addressed to Christian leaders worldwide calling for greater understanding between the two communities. He outlined five areas from the original letter where he saw a strong potential for dialogue: its focus on the love and praise of God, love of neighbor, a sense of Scriptural integrity, the life of...
  • April 14, 2008
    In the Response from His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and all Russia to A Common Word Between Us and You, the Russian primate welcomes the invitation to dialogue but cautions against separating questions of theology from discussions of shared values, such as love of neighbor. He then explores how human love reflects and is rooted in the essential nature of God as Trinity; true human freedom comes through embracing this love and its source. Moreover, by engaging in doctrinal dialogue...
  • April 2, 2008
    In this response to the 2007 A Common Word Between Us and You letter written by a group of influential Muslim clerics, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) affirms a strong commitment to peace, as exhibited in the teachings of Jesus Christ. It also makes an effort to clarify the theological understanding of "love" (noting distinctions here and elsewhere between the traditions). The WEA concludes its response with three special concerns about the original letter: the distinction between...
  • March 20, 2008
    Learning to Explore Love Together is the product of World Council of Churches consultations on A Common Word Between Us and You and offers guidance to churches reflecting on this invitation to dialogue. The commentary recommends a renewed ecumenical dialogue process with Muslims around the world, one that includes cooperative action and additional consultations that address matters of faith and life. The document stresses that authentic dialogue requires listening carefully to believers about...
  • February 25, 2008
    Written and endorsed by international Muslim scholars, "An Open Letter: A Call to Peace, Dialogue and Understanding between Muslims and Jews" encourages adherents of the two traditions to expand the basis for dialogue beyond their relations in the Middle East. It begins by identifying commonalities and differences, and throughout the document the authors frequently support their position with Qur'anic quotes. The Letter also mentions historic examples of fruitful intellectual conversation...
  • February 13, 2008
    On February 13, 2008, Reverend William Sinkford, the President of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, issued a response to the letter A Common Word Between Us and You. He noted the distinction between Unitarian Universalism and orthodox Christian groups; however, he praised the efforts at interfaith dialogue and the fostering of peace, both important to Unitarian Universalism. He shared his respect for both Islam and Christianity as faith traditions and encouraged...
  • January 1, 2008
    The advocacy guide Faith at the UN, Gender in the Church: Ecumenical Women's Guide to Advocacy focuses on participation in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, though it also includes advice for local and national efforts. Divided into four sections, the guide begins with a history of the sponsoring organization, Ecumenical Women. The following two sections then address advocacy strategies at the United Nations and within local churches and communities. The final section...
  • December 12, 2007
    In a response dated December 12, 2007, Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad bin Talal indicates the willingness of the A Common Word Between Us and You signatories to meet Pope Benedict XVI and begin making arrangements for more substantive dialogue based on the themes of A Common Word and the Ten Commandments, as well as common concerns such as human dignity. He concludes by citing passages from the Qur'an and Christian New Testament which support dialogue based on respect and charity towards the...
  • November 19, 2007
    On November 19, 2007, at the request of Pope Benedict XVI, Tarcisio Cardinal Bertone, Secretary of State of the Vatican, issued a letter to Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad bin Talal of Jordan, who played a key role in drafting and distributing A Common Word Between Us and You. In the letter, Bertone conveyes the Pope's "deep appreciation" for the document's positive tone and expressed the desire to base further dialogue on common moral principles like human dignity. The letter concludes by inviting...
  • November 18, 2007
    Initially drafted by Miroslav Volf, Harold W. Attridge, Joseph Cumming, and Emilie M. Townes at Yale Divinity School's Center for Faith and Culture, this response to A Common Word Between Us and You received the endorsements of almost 300 other Christian leaders, and on November 18, 2007, the open letter was published as an advertisement in the New York Times. The response first affirms the crucial ways Christians and Muslims contribute to world peace. The authors also "applaud" the...
  • October 13, 2007
    In October 2007 the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Jordan released the open letter A Common Word Between Us and You, directed towards Christians worldwide and signed by 138 Muslim scholars, clerics, and intellectuals who represented all branches of Islam. Addressed to the Roman Catholic pope, the various Orthodox patriarchs, and the leaders of various global Protestant bodies (such as the Archbishop of Canterbury and the president of the Lutheran World Federation), A...
  • October 8, 2007
    In this article published in the Washington Post, Ellen Davis explains that the inter-faith cooperation between Christians and Muslims in Sudan is bringing down walls that have separated the faiths throughout Sudans history. Christians and Muslims are cooperating and together are providing social services, such as education and health-care to the Sudanese population. Davis, a Professor of Bible and Practical at Duke University, pays particular attention to the partnership between the Sudanese...
  • November 7, 2006
    The Joint Declaration of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee summarizes the committee's nineteenth meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, which used the theme "Dignifying the Divine Image" to explore beliefs about healthcare and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It first highlights the fortieth anniversary of Nostra Aetate and celebrates the progress in dialogue made in the years since that time. Focusing on those affected by HIV/AIDS, the declaration admits continuing disagreement over...
  • July 23, 2006
    The "World Methodist Council Statement of Association with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification" affirms the Lutheran and Roman Catholic positions laid out in the declaration and then outlines the understanding of the doctrine of justification within the Methodist tradition. This statement is the product of the World Methodist Council's desire to join the profession of doctrinal agreement in the Lutheran-Roman Catholic "Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification."...
  • July 19, 2006
    In this address delivered at the 2006 Interfaith Summit on Africa, Church of God in Christ Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., discusses faith-based solutions to social justice issues in Africa, namely poverty and HIV/AIDS. In 2001, he co-founded the Pan African Children's Fund, also called Save Africa's Children (PACF/SAC), to assist faith-based institutions in serving orphans in sub-Saharan Africa. Supported by the United Nations Children's Fund and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS,...
  • April 6, 2006
    In his address to the 18th conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, president of the Comunità Religiosa Islamica, Shaykh Abd al-Wahid Pallavicini discusses Islam and globalization. He challenges the idea that Islam and the West are always and everywhere opposed, giving examples of Islamic communities in Europe, the US, and Australia. He points to the commonalities of Abrahamic, monotheistic religions, encourages acceptance of various divine revelations, and addresses differences...
  • February 14, 2006
    In a message to the World Council of Churches' 9th Assembly in Porto Alegre, Brazil, HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal discusses the importance of the unity of churches, religions, and values, emphasizing the common histories and principles of Christianity and Islam. He advocates for renewed focus on the intersection of theology and practicality, commonalities of major faiths, the Enlightenment tradition, nonviolence, and religious activism. bin Talal also raises the idea of a law of peace to...
  • July 1, 2005
    The statement "Christian Witness Amidst Religious Pluralism" explores how member denominations of the Reformed Ecumenical Council reconcile belief in the uniqueness of Jesus Christ with the daily reality of living with those of other faiths. It recognizes that different contexts require diverse approaches, especially when there is the potential for violence. Acknowledging the inherent dignity of every human being, the statement calls for a renewed emphasis on relationships as the primary form...
  • August 13, 2004
    The "2004 Parliament of the World's Religions Summary Report" describes the goals and achievements of the 2004 Parliament, held in Barcelona, Spain, which was dedicated to the theme "Pathways to Peace: the Wisdom of Listening, the Power of Commitment." It sets out the Parliament's programs, which were divided into three tracks: intrareligious, describing the "teachings, practices and dynamics" of particular traditions; interreligious, focusing on dialogue among traditions; and engagement,...
  • August 6, 2004
    In this speech delivered at the Couchiching Conference, Katherine Marshall explores the relationship between religion and development, specifically as it relates to poverty alleviation. Her speech, entitled "The Emergence of a Faith and Development Dialogue and the Challenges of Fundamentalism and Terrorism for Development Institutions," concludes with an appreciation and an openness to the ways in which faith and development can intersect and enhance one another. The most important next step...
  • February 2, 2004
    "Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ" addresses the complex role of Mary in Catholic doctrine in areas beyond her direct role in the Incarnation and acts as an exemplar of obedience and faith: her assumption into heaven, which may or may not have involved bodily death; and her privileged immunity from original sin through Christ. Some of the controversy on the Marian position stems from other disagreements about the nature of Christ, and the report spends considerable time explaining the...
  • January 1, 2004
    The Accra Confession commits the members of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, a fellowship of over 200 churches, to "covenanting for justice in the earth and the economy." The document begins with a condemnation of neoliberal capitalist ideology that ignores the rights of the poor and powerless and destroys the earth without reservation. It then responds with a confession of Reformed beliefs on economic justice, God's covenant with creation, care for the poor, and Christian unity; it...
  • November 30, 2003
    In this article, Swami Agnivesh argues that the post-nation-state ethos of today's world offers an unprecedented opportunity for religious reform and interfaith dialogue. He also advocates a welcoming spirituality that breaks down boundaries and eradicates all forms of exploitation. Agnivesh discusses the differences between religion and spirituality, and reasons for and challenges accompanying interfaith dialogue. "A Spiritual Vision for the Dialogue of Religions" was published by the...
  • October 1, 2003
    This occasional paper published by the Caux Round Table contains an introduction and three essays that discuss the common values of Abrahamic faiths and their application to business practices. In the introduction, John Dalla Costa writes about corporate integrity and religious standards for business. In section one, Paul Cardinal Poupard, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, describes the role of religion in positively transforming business leadership. In section two, Dr. M.H....
  • May 1, 2003
    In this document, Swami Agnivesh, Nirmal Deshpande, and the Rev. Valson Thampu introduce their Spiritual Awakening Movement to promote interfaith cooperation against communalism. They argue that religion's relationship with "communal politics" taints its spiritual core. Believing secularism inevitably degenerates into communalism, Agnivesh, Deshpande, and Thampu advocate a revival in spirituality and a decline of religiosity. They detail five ways in which the public can take part in this...
  • November 30, 2002
    This information brochure describes the Holy Sounds Foundation, an international network of non-profit organizations dedicated to using traditional and religious music to promote cooperation and understanding among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Holy Sounds Foundation is the vision of Mrs. Alfia and Mr. Timur Kuanyshev, founders of a conglomerate of agribusiness, oil and mineral companies in Kazakhstan. The charter highlights its "Holy Sounds: Together in Harmony" campaign, youth activities,...
  • October 14, 2002

    In his paper presented at the United States Institute of Peace's Abrahamic Trialogue Conference, Abdul Aziz Said discusses the need for substantive dialogue between the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Speaking in terms of the Dialogue of Civilizations, Said rejects arguments premised on the incompatibility of Western and Islamic cultures or the need to re-articulate Islamic values to fit Western frameworks. He says that dramatic posturing must give way to a gradual...
  • August 18, 2002
    In a series of speeches at the United Religions Initiative (URI) 2002 Global Assembly, the Rt. Rev. William E. Swing describes the spirit of the United Religions Initiative. He begins by articulating the need for religious reform to enable cooperation across religious, ethnic, cultural, and geographic boundaries. He then outlines the origins of URI, the contrast of ecumenical and interfaith movements, the contrast of international interfaith work in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries,...
  • June 10, 2002
    The "Common Declaration of Pope John Paul II and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew At the Fourth Ecological Symposium on the Adriatic Sea" unites the Roman Catholic and Orthodox leaders in a commitment to raise ecological awareness among Christians. The declaration begins by outlining the network of relationships between God, humanity, and the environment, and then calls on Christians to repent and repair those that are broken. The second half of the declaration lists six ethical goals that...
  • April 20, 2002
    At the Union Theological Seminary's International Conference on Conflict Resolution, New York University President Emeritus John Brademas speaks about conflict resolution in the Islamic tradition. He describes his roles as United States Representative in Congress and President of New York University and his religious background. He cites Karen Armstrong's 2001 essay "How Did This Happen?" to illustrate the history of goodwill among Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, and to dispel any...
  • November 20, 2001
    In this paper, Maryann Cusimano Love discusses the gaps created by capitalism and globalization, including those of capacity, participation, jurisdiction, legitimacy, and ethics. She asks whether religious institutions, commonly described in political science literature as sources of conflict, can help to bridge these gaps. She focuses on the institutions of the US Catholic Church and their ability to alleviate discrepancies caused by globalization. This paper was presented at the American...
  • July 25, 2001
    In this message for the 88th World Day of Migration, Pope John Paul II reflects on the practice of interreligious dialogue as a way of welcoming migrants, practicing Christian charity, and respecting the diversity of humanity. He explores a tension inherent in interreligious dialogue of celebration of differences in faith on the one hand, and commitment to personal faith on the other. He believes the explosion of transnational migration will ultimately encourage the development of...
  • March 31, 2001
    In this paper, University of Edinburgh professor and Christian missionary Andrew Walls traces the historical evolution of Christianity. He begins with events of the early sixteenth century that fused Christianity and the West. Walls outlines the demographic transformation of the Church through the twentieth century, highlighting the first series of the Students' Lectures on Missions at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1893 and the World Missionary Conference in Edinburgh in 1910. Finally he...
  • December 29, 2000
    The article "Abraham's Heritage: A Christmas Gift," published in L'Osservatore Romano by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger prior to his election as pope, attempts to allay Jewish concerns engendered by the publication of Dominus Iesus. In the article he affirms the unique relationship between Judaism and Christianity based on their common foundation of faith in the God of Abraham. This common foundation was unfortunately obscured by Christian anti-Semitism, until the Holocaust prompted a sincere...
  • November 30, 2000
    This informational reader provides descriptions of the basic tenets of Islam, recounts a brief history of the religion, and discusses Islam's position in current debates such as the status of women, war, and human rights. It describes Islamic traditions such as charity, fasting, and pilgrimage, and explores Islam's relationship with other religions, specifically Judaism and Christianity. It also provides information on the over 8 million Muslims currently living in the United States.
  • September 30, 2000
    In this declaration, launched on the occasion of "Creating a Culture of Peace - World Peace Celebration 2000," the Goi Peace Foundation of Japan calls on humanity to unite and realize a world of respect and harmony. It believes the new millennium must be filled with peace, unity, and cooperation, rather than violence, conflict, and competition. It hopes to transcend divisions of nation and class to build a foundation for world peace. The declaration includes both foundational...
  • January 1, 2000
    In his message for the celebration of the World Day of Peace at the turn of the millennium, Pope John Paul II calls for human unity while speaking out against war and crimes against humanity. He condemns the cycle of violence and injustice that perpetuates war and stresses the importance of mediation, diplomacy, and respect for international law. His message also highlights the need to rethink development from a holistic perspective, calling for international cooperation rooted in solidarity...
  • January 1, 2000
    This report by William F. Ryan, SJ, published in cooperation with the International Development Research Centre, expands on the themes of a Science, Religion, and Development project conference. Major themes include alternatives to reductionist science, the concept of worldviews, the dangers of dualisms, the necessity of reducing oneself to zero in order to be an effective leader, community-based approaches, religion vs. spirituality, and plans for future action. The conference took place in...
  • January 1, 2000
    This promotional brochure published by the Global Ethics Foundation summarizes the major religious traditions and advocates universal peace and respect. The Global Ethic project centers around four convictions: political peace is dependent upon peace among religions, peace among religions is dependent upon interreligious dialogue, interreligious dialogue is dependent upon the creation of global ethical standards, and this global ethic must be supported by both religious and nonreligious...
  • December 8, 1999
    In "A Call to Our Guiding Institutions," the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions challenges other leading international institutions to enter the twenty-first century committed to productive dialogue and action. The document, signed by over 200 religious and spiritual leaders from various countries and traditions, reaffirms their dedication to the Global Ethic outlined in the 1993 document "Towards a Global Ethic: An Initial Declaration." This document reflects the same desire...
  • October 31, 1999
    The "Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification" marks an important point in the reconciliation of the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran churches of the Lutheran World Federation. After spending a number of years deliberating and refining the document, in 1999 officials from the Lutheran World Federation and Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity met in Augsburg, Germany to officially sign the declaration. The document asserts that mutual Reformation-era condemnations...
  • December 31, 1996

    Published by the Oomoto Foundation, this booklet catalogs 70 years of successful inter-religious activity overseen by the followers of Oomoto, a tradition rooted in Shintoism which decries all borders and barriers which artificially separate humanity. This effort is embodied in the Japanese phrase bankyo dokon, translated as "All religions spring from the same root." The booklet places special emphasis on Oomoto's various interfaith activities, including joint worship and traditional art...
  • April 16, 1996
    In a lecture at Oxford University, Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Mohamad refutes the conceptualization of Islam as a violent religion. He labels Islam as the most misunderstood religion by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. He identifies the Qur'an as the most important source of Islamic teaching, but warns against alternate versions and incorrect interpretations. However, Mohamad believes misunderstandings among Christians, Jews, and Muslims are even more pronounced that...
  • June 22, 1995
    In this speech, Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism, explains Jewish values in the context of international relations, the impact of technology, and the urgency of global crises. This address was given at the University of San Francisco as a reflection on the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations. In it, Saperstein outlines seven constructs of justice found in Jewish tradition and their relevance for the United States and the international...
  • September 4, 1993
    Towards a Global Ethic: An Initial Declaration is an attempt to establish a shared ethical framework for all peoples across religious lines. Drafted by Dr. Hans Küng and promulgated by the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions, the document was presented to the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago in September 1993, where over 200 religious authorities from more than 40 faith traditions signed their agreement. It has since been signed by thousands of religious leaders...
  • January 1, 1993
    "Life in Christ: Morals, Communion and the Church An Agreed Statement," the third Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission II publication released in 1993, insists that well-known disagreements on particular moral issues such as contraception should not distract from the broader unity of the Roman Catholic and Anglican communions on fundamental moral principles. The statement notes that divergent understandings of the structure of church authority are a major source of tension,...
  • January 1, 1990
    Rather than focus on historic doctrinal divisions, "The Church as Communion" examines the role of communion in the Bible and considers how the current Anglican-Roman Catholic relationship represents communion in Christ. For example, both clergy and lay members worship together and have similar liturgical styles. The report also acknowledges the desirability of reaching full ecclesial communion while recognizing that diversity of practice would exist among its members. Nonetheless, serious...
  • September 3, 1986
    "Salvation and the Church: An Agreed Statement" begins with the doctrine of justification, a central issue later addressed in the Lutheran/ Roman Catholic and Methodist/Roman Catholic dialogues, and then expands to include broader soteriological issues. Where relevant the document notes roots of division during the Reformation/Counter Reformation era, using them to indicate how the diverse emphases of the Anglican and Roman Catholic communions on things like God's grace and good works should...
  • January 15, 1982
    One of the Faith and Order Commission's most famous statements is Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry (Faith and Order Paper No. 111) (BEC), which remains a key reference in ecumenical dialogue. In each section the commission chose to focus on particular points of doctrinal disagreement. The discussion of baptism outlines the common theological understanding of baptism as a response of faith, though the precise source of that response engenders divergent practices. The Eucharist is described as...
  • May 31, 0001
    The 1934 Theological Declaration of Barmen emerged out of an effort by the German confessing churches to mount ecumenical opposition to the totalizing claims of Nazism, and the Declaration is now considered an important step forward in the history of the European ecumenical movement. The Theological Declaration of Barmen begins by assuring readers that they wholeheartedly support the unity of the German Evangelical Church and the German nation, but only when God and scripture are the...
  • The website of A Common Word was created to showcase the document A Common Word Between Us and You, released in 2007 and signed by 138 prominent Muslims from around the world. The letter calls for greater dialogue and mutual understanding amongst followers of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. The website of A Common Word, viewable in English or Arabic, features the document itself and the names and affiliations of all original signatories, as well as additional individuals who have since...