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Dialogue

Dialogue Dialogue (or dialog) is a reciprocal conversation between two or more entities. The etymological origins of the word (in Greek διά (diá,through) + λόγος (logos,word,speech) concepts like flowing-through meaning) do not necessarily convey the way in which people have come to use the word, with some confusion between the prefix διά-(diá-,through) and the prefix...

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Interreligious Dialogue

Interreligious Dialogue The term interreligious dialogue (or interfaith dialogue) refers to positive interaction between people of different faith communities, mostly following the 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions. Although it is difficult to draw out the aims of the modern interreligious movement, which contains many disparate groups and individuals, certain common goals...

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The Necessity of Interfaith Dialogue

The Necessity of Interfaith Dialogue People are talking about peace, contentment, ecology, justice, tolerance, and dialogue. Unfortunately, the prevailing materialist worldview disturbs the balance between humanity and nature and within individuals. This harmony and peace only occurs when the material and spiritual realms are reconciled. Religion reconciles opposites: religion—science, this...

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Is Tolerance a Virtue?

Is Tolerance a Virtue? Tolerance, of itself, is not a virtue. The great Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain has stated that “the man who says: ‘What is truth?’ as Pilate did, is not a tolerant man, but a betrayer of the human race.” There is genuine tolerance, he goes on to...

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Interfaith Dialogue

Interfaith Dialogue Interfaith dialogue refers to cooperative, constructive, and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions (i.e., “faiths”) and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs, at both the individual and institutional levels. It is distinct from syncretism or alternative religion, in that dialogue often involves promoting understanding between different religions or...

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Abrahamic Religions

Abrahamic Religions The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that claim descent from the Judaism of the ancient Israelites and the worship of the God of Abraham. The Abrahamic religions are monotheistic, with the term deriving from the patriarch Abraham...

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Dialogue With The People of The Book

Dialogue With The People of The Book The attitude of believers is determined according to the degree of their faith. I believe that if the message is put across properly, then an environment conducive to dialogue will be able to emerge in our country and throughout the world. Thus, as...

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Three Groups Opposing Dialogue

Three Groups Opposing Dialogue Three groups opposing dialogue: How are those who are hostile to dialogue activities today relevant to “Kharijites, Karmatis, and anarchists? Karmatism is a heretical esoteric sect founded by Hamdan ibn Karmat in the ninth century AD. Hamdan took advantage of the poverty of people and was...

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What is Tolerance?

Tolerance As a nation we are experiencing an intense fervor of recovery and revival. If a wind of opposition does not hinder us, the coming years will be our “years of becoming.” However, there are differences in methods of recovery and revival. There has been a difficulty in arriving at...

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Religious Toleration

Religious Toleration Toleration in general signifies patient forbearance in the presence of an evil which one is unable or unwilling to prevent. By religious toleration is understood the magnanimous indulgence which one shows towards a religion other than his own, accompanied by the moral determination to leave it and its...

Love, Compassion, Tolerance, and Forgiving: The Pillars of Dialogue

Love, Compassion, Tolerance, and Forgiving: The Pillars of Dialogue Religion commands love, compassion, tolerance, and forgiving. Therefore, I would like to say a few words concerning these fundamental universal values. Love is the most essential element in every being. It is a most radiant light, a great power that can...

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