CHAPTER 6 RESOURCES

CHAPTER 6:
RESOURCES
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GUIDELINES FOR CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM DIALOGUE:  These guidelines written by Dr Kenneth Cracknell, a Methodist scholar and theologian, were among the best found while researching this resource.  Although they were written to guide a wider interfaith dialogue, they also apply to Muslim Christian dialogue.  Click here

RELATIONS WITH OTHER FAITHS: This Australian website provides practical information. Click here

calligraphySCARBORO MISSIONS: A Canadian website that provides clear, well laid out principles and also some practical guidelines for interfaith dialogue.
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THE AMERICAN MUSLIM WEBSITE: Click here This site is well worth having a look at.  For those who want a deeper reading it also has a section containing articles written by Muslim, Christians and Jewish writers on the topic of dialogue. This section can be accessed directly by clicking here

THE CORDOBA INITIATIVE: Founded in 2004, the Cordoba Initiative is a multi-national, multi-faith organisation dedicated to improving understanding and building trust among people of all cultures and religions.  Click here  

CENTRE FOR MUSLIM-CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING, GEORGE TOWN UNIVERSITY: The Centre’s mission is to improve relations between the Muslim world and the West and enhance understanding of Muslims in the West. This website is a good source for information on current events affecting relations between Muslims and Christians. Click here   

THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES WEBSITE: A worldwide fellowship of 349 churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian unity.  Click here

RELIGIONS FOR PEACE: Religions for Peace is the largest international coalition of representatives from the world’s great religions dedicated to promoting peace. Click here
    

ROYAL INSTITUTE FOR INTER-FAITH STUDIES: This was established in 1994 in Amman, Jordan, under the patronage of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal. It provides a venue in the Arab world for the study and rational discussion of religion and religious issues, with particular reference to Christianity in Arab and Islamic society.   Click here

A COMMON WORD: This website is based on the letter.  “A Common Word Between Us” that was addressed to Christian leaders around the world, and signed by 138 Muslim scholars. This letter is an important contribution to Christian Muslim relations and dialogue. In addition to providing the text of the letter itself this website gives responses to it.  Click here

DUBLIN CITY INTERFAITH FORUM: DCIF works with interested members of faith communities to deliver interfaith gathering s and activities in Dublin City. DCIF seeks to provide the space and opportunity for Faith Communities to build relationships with and between Dublin City communities, statutory and voluntary organisations and the residents of Dublin City.  Click here
 

UNDERSTANDING ISLAM AND CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM RELATIONS: This website set up by Dr Chris T R Hewer, an Anglican Scholar, who has a background in Christian theology, education, Islamic studies and inter-faith studies. He has worked in the field of Christian-Muslim relations since 1986. This website contains various articles that can be downloaded.  Click here

LINKS TO CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE INTERNATIONALLY: This website set up by Norwegian Professor Oddbjørn Leirvik is in itself a vast resource with links to many other websites. Be sure to check the Resources section.  Click here

GLOSSARY OF ISLAMIC TERMS:  Click here
  

Disclaimer: The above sites are referenced solely in regard to their content concerning interreligious dialogue. This publication does not endorse or necessarily agree with any other content in these websites.

G Forde
Cois Tine, SMA Justice Office
Wilton, Cork, IRELAND
2013