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Temple of Understanding

The Juliet Hollister Awards
The Temple of Understanding is an interfaith organization founded in 1960 by Juliet Hollister and located in New York City.

InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington

The InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC or IFCMW) is an interfaith non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C..


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Friar James L. Heft, in a lecture on "The Necessity of Inter-Faith Diplomacy," spoke about the conflicts among practitioners of the three Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam).
Arguments over death and resurrection claims occur at many religious debates and interfaith dialogues.

Day to Praise

Day to Praise is a global interfaith praise initiative set forth by CJCUC Chancellor & Founder, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and CJCUC Executive Director, David Nekrutman.

United Religions Initiative

The United Religions Initiative (URI) is a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world.

14th Dalai Lama

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The 14th Dalai Lama has done a great deal of interfaith work throughout his life.
He has traveled the world and has spoken about the welfare of Tibetans, environment, economics, women's rights, non-violence, interfaith dialogue, physics, astronomy, Buddhism and science, cognitive neuroscience, reproductive health, and sexuality, along with various topics of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings.

Maher (NGO)

Maher (Marathi: My mother's home) is an interfaith and caste-free Indian non-governmental organisation based near Pune with remote homes in Ranchi, Ratnagiri, Miraj and Ernakulam.

Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Center

It focuses on fostering interfaith dialogue on a grassroots level and creating interreligious harmony.

Insight Film Festival

The Insight Film Festival (IFF) is a biennial short film event focusing on interfaith films that has taken place in the UK from 2007 to the 4th Festival, held in 2013.

Diana L. Eck

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Raised as a Christian Methodist in Montana, Eck later embraced Hindu, Muslim and Buddhist beliefs about spirituality and now she describes her religious ideals as "interfaith" infrastructures.

Archbishop of Canterbury

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He has also met the late Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Robert Runcie, and other leaders of the Anglican Church in London, Gordon B. Hinckley, late President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), as well as senior Eastern Orthodox Church, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, and Sikh officials.
In the last two of these functions, he has an important ecumenical and interfaith role, speaking on behalf of Anglicans in England and worldwide.

The Circle of Reason

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Similarly, pluralistic rationalist groups have hosted public reasoning dialogues to transcend all worldviews (whether religious, cultural or political), termed transbelief dialogue.
to the "Rally to Restore Sanity Minnesota" at the State Capitol; and successfully lobbying the state capital city's Council of Churches to become the first local council of religions in the United States to change the name of its religious "interfaith" dialogue group to "interbelief," to better welcome atheists and secular humanists with no religious faith but with philosophical or ethical beliefs.

List of interreligious organizations

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An interreligious organization or interfaith organization is an organization that encourages dialogue and cooperation between the world's different religions.

KAICIID Dialogue Centre

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The international organization, KAICIID, is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, focusing on facilitating intercultural and interreligious dialogue.

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

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He discussed with, and obtained approval from, Saudi and non-Saudi Islamic scholars to hold the interfaith dialogue.

Scriptural reasoning

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Scriptural Reasoning ("SR") is one type of interdisciplinary, interfaith scriptural reading.

Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement

The Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement
The Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement (CMJE) is a faith-based coalition whose stated mission is to "promote dialogue, understanding and grassroots, congregational and academic partnerships among the oldest and the newest of the Abrahamic faiths while generating a contemporary understanding in this understudied area and creating new tools for interfaith communities locally, nationally and beyond."

Gülen movement

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The movement builds on the activities of Gülen, who has won praise from non-Muslim quarters for his advocacy of science, interfaith dialogue, and multi-party democracy.


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.
Because religion continues to be recognized in Western thought as a universal impulse, many religious practitioners have aimed to band together in interfaith dialogue, cooperation, and religious peacebuilding.

Fethullah Gülen

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Gülen has stated that he believes in science, interfaith dialogue among the People of the Book, and multi-party democracy.

Catherine Cornille

In her 2008 book The Im-Possibility of Interreligious Dialogue, Catherine Cornille outlines her preconditions for "constructive and enriching dialogue between religions".
Catherine Cornille (born 1961) is a professor of comparative theology and specializes in theology of religions and interreligious dialogue.

World's Columbian Exposition

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*The 1893 Parliament of World Religions at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois is "often regarded as the birth of the interfaith movement".

Parliament of the World's Religions

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*The 1893 Parliament of World Religions at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois is "often regarded as the birth of the interfaith movement".