Archive for May, 2017

Art of the Book

Tonight is the start of Ramadan, and as our Muslim friends start celebrating, here’s a glimpse into the collection of The post Art of the Book : Quran & Calligraphy appeared first on The Heritage Lab.

via Art of the Book : Quran & Calligraphy — The Heritage Lab


Interfaith Dialog building a ceasefire for the Fifth Crusade The Fifth Crusade was filled with violence and intrigue, with political figures using the conflict to further their own agendas and claiming violence on both sides was alternately supported by each set of religious doctrines. Christian forces, after some initial successes, were bogged down in a […]

via Clarifying History – UPF’s The Sultan and The Saint — Ismailimail

Last week, members of the church where I serve in Springfield, Ohio, were graciously invited to attend a service at Masjid Al-Madina, a mosque that I have probably driven past at least a 1,000 times. Each time I previously drove past the mosque, in the recesses of my mind, I thought, “They are in their world, […]

via Beyond Tolerance: Honoring the Call to Love our Neighbors — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

The Archbishop of Armenians in Syria’s second-largest city concluded a week-long European tour with a visit to Paris on Wednesday, in which he argued that moving on from a fierce conflict meant fostering ties between communities and faiths. Monsignor Chahane Sarkissian witnessed first-hand the Battle of Aleppo from its beginning in July 2012 to the […]

via Rebuilding Aleppo means rebuilding links between Christians and Muslims — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

It is available for free for 5 days Friday-Tuesday, May 19-23, inclusive. Even if you don’t have time to read it now, you can download it for reading later.

via Zahir K. Dhalla’s 7th non-profit book on writing biographies is free for 5 days Fri-Tue, May 19-23 — Ismailimail

After more than a decade in the works, the Global Centre for Pluralism officially opened its new global headquarters on Tuesday

via Global Centre for Pluralism opens in Canada to embrace and talk about differences — Ismailimail

Watch the video shown at the official opening of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada.

via What is pluralism? Video shown at the official opening of the Global Centre for Pluralism — Ismailimail

My Friend Sheima The first face of Islam I ever encountered belonged to a smiling 11-year-old girl who kindly gestured for me to sit next to her on the bus that would take us both to our first day of middle school. I was shy and introverted, but I had been nervously excited to begin […]

via Interfaith Friendship Will Save the World — A Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice: News and Views

From the Greek astron “star” and lambanein “to take,” the astrolabe is an ancient astronomical instrument used for observing planetary movements. Astrolabes are amongst the most sophisticated scientific instruments ever made. Invented by the Greeks in about the second or third century BC, the astrolabe was further advanced by the Arabs in the eighth to eleventh centuries CE. […]

via Astrolabe – the first personal computer — Ismailimail

The Prophet Muhammad taught: “The doors of goodness are many: enjoining good, forbidding evil, removing harm from the road, listening to the deaf, leading the blind, guiding one to the object of his need, hurrying with the strength of one’s legs to one in sorrow who is asking for help, and supporting the feeble with […]

via A Christian reflects on the Aga Khan: Not all heroes wear capes by Andrew Kosorok — Simerg – Insights from Around the World

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