In a spirit of love and wanting to understand what others' believe..
* http://www.acommonword.com/ - Christian Muslim
* http://www.interfaithdialog.org/ - Christian, Muslim, Jew
Actually, they do.
8/14: Beliefnet.com also pulled together a list like this.
Stories you won't typically find on Fox News or CNN
Muslim Initiatives Against Extremism, from PBS
8/21/14: http://goo.gl/zyo93R Top Muslim Leaders And Groups -- Like The Organization of Islamic Cooperation -- Have Condemned The Islamic State
http://muslimsagainstterror.com/ "From Nigeria To The World: We Denounce Terror!"
Fr. Thomas Galloway, pastor of St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Lexington, will talk about Syria's past present and potential future. He will share his first hand viewpoint of past relations between Christians and Muslims. He will also moderate a panel of recent Syrian refugees, who will share their stories.
Time: 9:30 a.m. No potluck lunch this month due to the grand opening of the new Masjid Bilal at 11:30..
Location: Hunter Presbyterian Church, 109 Rosemont Garden, Lexington, KY 40503
The Muslim Christian Dialogue promotes understanding and mutual respect between Christians and Muslims. It explores historical, political and cultural factors that have shaped the current context and have contributed to the views we hold today. Through discussion and reflection, it believes that all can counter prejudices and inflammatory rhetoric and help raise the tenor of the dialogue. In the end, the CMD promotes one’s personal and collective responsibility to build a more open and accepting community at home, contributing to a more just and peaceful world.
Interesting viewpoints about the September 14 incident in Texas involving a 14 year old student whose wired clock was mistaken for a bomb.
The news story is found on CNN here.
2 sample liberal reactions:
2 sample conservative reactions:
Click here for the July 29, 2015 article at the Christian Science Monitor about churches and mosques working together in New York City.
Saturday morning monthly programs (usually the 4th Saturday of the month) start at 10AM ET and feature speakers, panels, or films and active discussions that open new perspectives on relevant issues. Given the tenor of the times, the major program emphasis is on relations between Christians and Muslims, but people of all faiths, all cultures and backgrounds are welcome to participate in positive and construction discussion.
A potluck lunch follows each program, offering a chance to share a meal and conversation with persons never before met. Countless friendships have been so formed.