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. . . absoluteness is a quality of the transcendent that comes to expression in revelation, but not necessarily of the symbols, myths, propositions or doctrines formulated to represent or communicate it. . . . the most precious thing we have to offer each other in interfaith encounters is our honest, unexaggerated and nonpossessive sharing of what we take to be the moments of absoluteness in the particuilar faith traditions in which we live as committed participants.
— James W. Fowler, Stages of Faith: The Psychology of Human Development
Dialogue Interreligieux Monastique/Monastic Interreligious Dialogue
"Dialogue Interreligieux Monastique / Monastic Interreligious Dialogue is an international monastic organization that promotes and supports dialogue, especially dialogue at the level of religious experience and practice, between Christian monastic men and women and followers of other religions. It publishes 'Dilatato Corde,' an on-line and in-print international, multi-lingual journal."
"The Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue is a forum for academic, social, and timely issues affecting religious communities around the world. Published online, it is designed to increase both the quality and frequency of interchanges between religious groups and their leaders and scholars. By fostering communication, the Journal hopes to contribute to a more tolerant, pluralistic society."
Religions: a scholarly journal
"Religions: A Scholarly Journal is an annual and bi-lingual (English and Arabic) publication in interfaith studies published by the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue with an emphasis on interreligious dialogue and the relations between Islam and other faiths."
Studies in Christian-Jewish relations : the electronic journal of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations
"Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations is the journal of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations and is published by the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College."
Journal of Hindu-Christian studies.
"The aim of the journal is to create a worldwide forum for the presentation of Hindu-Christian scholarly studies, book reviews, and news of relevant past and upcoming events. Materials selected for publication will be balanced between historical research and contemporary practice and, where possible, will employ analytical and theoretical analysis set within the context of our shared contemporary experience."
"A network of Christian organizations for interreligious encounter in eastern Asia: Inter-Religio was the official bulletin of the Inter-Religio network. It was published twice a year, in Spring and Winter, until its final issue in 2005."
Center for Christian-Jewish Learning
"The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College is dedicated to the growth of new and mutually enriching relationships between Christians and Jews. This website offers educational and dialogical aids, theological articles, official documents, and program information."
Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
"The mission of CPWR is to foster interreligious dialogue and cooperation in metropolitan Chicago and around the world."
Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam & Christian-Muslim Relations
"The Macdonald Center challenges scholars, students, the media, and the general public to move beyond stereotypes and develop an accurate awareness and appreciation of Islamic religion, law and culture. It is committed to the premise that through intensive study and academically guided dialogue, mutual respect and cooperation between Muslims and Christians can and must develop."
PC(USA) Interfaith Relations
"The Interfaith Relations Office seeks to support those in the church who are interested in, concerned about or engaged in building interfaith relationships. As Presbyterians learn about religious diversity, we reflect theologically on our relations with neighbors of other faiths. We also seek avenues for cooperation, or look for education resources and practical models for bringing communities together."
Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding
"Muhlenberg College has established the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding as an expression of its commitment to interfaith relations. The Institute uses the resources of the academic community to foster such research and dialogue and to build bridges of understanding between the faith traditions."
"Welcome to the website for The Interchurch Center, a visible symbol of the oneness of many churches in Christ and reflective of the inspiring growth of ecumenism and inter-religious activity in the United States in the past century. Its construction and dedication and the activities within it testify to the ever closer relationships of these groups in their primary objective of bearing witness to the significance of religion and spirituality in today's world and their relationships to other religions."
"The Interfaith Alliance is a non-partisan clergy-led grassroots organization dedicated to promoting the positive and healing role of religion in the life of the nation and challenging those who manipulate religion to promote intolerance."
Interfaith Youth Core
"Every day in small towns, college campuses, and big cities across the United States, thousands of religiously devout young people answer the call to service in their traditions to give back to their communities. We're a 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to creating exciting, effective ways to bring them together, to build and learn side by side."
International Association for Religious Freedom
"The International Association for Religious Freedom was organized in 1900 to affirm the right to religious freedom. Today the IARF includes religious groups from South and East Asia as well as Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America. It embraces persons from many religious traditions of the world. The IARF welcomes into membership anyone who is committed to the fundamental right of religious freedom and to understanding and mutual respect among persons of different religious traditions. Please join us in this important work."
North American Interfaith Network
"NAIN’s programs seek to build communication and mutual understanding among interfaith organizations and diverse religious groups throughout North America."
Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
The Society of Buddhist-Christian Studies welcomes scholars and practitioners who are grounded in different expressions of Buddhism and Christianity, as well as individuals who claim multiple religious belonging or do not identify with any specific tradition.
World Council of Churches
The website of the largest Christian ecumenical organization, headquartered in Switzerland. "The World Council of Churches (WCC) is an international Christian organization built upon the foundation of ecumenical collaboration, grounded in the ancient prayer of Jesus for unity in his church. The WCC exists to serve the ecumenical movement by encouraging in its members a common commitment to follow the gospel. It serves so that people everywhere may see the glory of the Triune God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The prayer of the WCC is for the renewal and faithful response of the church in witness and service to the world."
A Common Word Between Us
A letter from Muslim to Christian leaders, encouraging interreligious dialogue.
"The purpose of this website is to gather the great prayers written by the spiritual visionaries of our planet into an online database representing all life affirming traditions. Many of these prayers have been used for hundreds if not thousands of years. Others are from spiritual contemporaries in today's intricate global fabric. Though these sacred verses arise from divergent paths, voices, languages, cultures and heritages, they all carry within them the same burning flame - the same impassioned love for life and the divine mysteries."
Occasional Papers of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
"The Occasional Papers series is a set of publications produced by the Center discussing relevant topics in Islam and Muslim-Christian relations. The publications are the work of both past and present Center fellows, as well as other scholarly experts in the field of comparative religious studies and international relations."
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