Archive for March, 2017


Rahim Snow: “I have written this book for Muslims, Christians, Jews, and all people of faith.”

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How did a Jewish preacher who became the Christian Messiah also become one of the most admired figures in the Quran? Mustafa Akyol, a Turkish journalist and contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times, sets out to explore this apparent conundrum. The result will come as something of a revelation to many non-Muslim […]

via Interfaith Healer: The Surprising Role of Jesus in Islam — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

People from different faiths can extend kindness, show respect to one another, and forge friendships, and this is what the new film “Watu Wote,” which means “All of Us,” seeks to prove. The film, which is set to premiere next month, will share the ordeals faced by a group of Muslims who went out of […]

via ‘Watu Wote’ film showcases Muslims’ love for Christians — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

Spring is here, and many interfaith families will be celebrating Passover and Easter together. Below, I share with you a round-up of spring celebrations hosted by interfaith family communities devoted to interfaith education for interfaith families. All are welcome at all of these events, just RSVP to the various organizers and see what […]

via Passover and Easter 2017 in Interfaith Family Communities — On Being Both

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via Watch as Aga Khan Museum’s Henry Kim describes one of his favourite objects from Syria Living History Exhibition — Ismailimail

GREENFIELD — Springfield lawyer Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, her head covered in a pink scarf, told a gathering of nearly 60 students and community members last week that as someone whose Lutheran and Baptist parents converted to Islam when she was a toddler, she has Christian grandparents and “was always in an interfaith setting,” including Jews in […]

via Attorney with interfaith background counters myths about Islam — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

Families usher in Navroz with delectable feast & prayers for harmony http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/families-usher-in-navroz-with-delectable-feast-prayers-for-harmony/articleshow/57741357.cms Special prayers, sumptuous meal mark Navroz celebration in Thane http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/thane/special-prayers-sumptuous-meal-mark-navroz-celebration-in-thane/articleshow/57739023.cms President Pranab Mukherjee extends Nouroz greetings to Iran http://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/president-extends-nouroz-greetings-to-iran/1010818 Happy Nauroz: Karachiites ring in the Persian new year in style https://tribune.com.pk/story/1360790/happy-navroz-karachiites-ring-persian-new-year-style/ People across Kashmir are celebrating Navroz today http://brighterkashmir.com/navroz-todaymehbooba-vohra-abdullah-omar-ors-greet-people/ Dr. Farooq, Omar […]

via Navroz across the world… — Ismailimail

SALT LAKE CITY — The sounds of booming drums, clapping hands, a South Indian flute and an ancient horn filled the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Sunday evening, as performers of all ages shared the music of their faiths. “Sacred Music Evening 2017” showcased the talents of 10 religious ensembles, including Buddhist dancers, gospel singers and […]

via Want to build interfaith friendships? Here’s how music can help — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

My mother used to say “History is rarely made without uppity women”, and I think Shafaq Ahmad of Texas would agree with her completely. Shafaq Ahmad is IARS (Islamic Art Revival Series) Art Director and Exhibition Curator for this year’s Women’s Invitational. The Islamic Art Revival Series was started by Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation (“Muslim […]

via Feminist beauty on display: The IARS Women’s Invitational Exhibition 2017 — Ismailimail

This article appeared some time ago in Christian Century. It offers a suggestion as to how Christians and Muslims and Jews can get together in positive ways to reflect on each other’s sacred texts and the lives that are shaped by them. Such projects are sorely needed in the current political climate in the West. […]

via Reading Scripture Across Interfaith Lines — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

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