Notes gathered for a handout available to Interfaith Inquiry participants, August 25, 2022 “We need a new theology, a period similar to the Protestant Reformation. . . .“ Mohammad Iqbal (a philosopher-poet who called for an Islamic reformation). “Reformers are clergy, intellectuals, activists and more. Reformist ideas appear in many books, articles, videos etc. . […]
Waging Peace on Islam – Christine A. Mallouhi (Christian from Australia married to/lived among Muslim) “Fasting and Ramadan” p. 192 ff – Ramadan is a month dedicated to spiritual pursuit of pleasing God by searching ones inner self and making straight what is wrong; reflecting on the progress of ones’ personal spiritual journal, purifying oneself […]
Presuming that you too might read older or quite current resources in order to learn more about Judaism and other world religions, I again highlight several resources, the first being Rodger Kamenetz’s The Jew in the Lotus. Harper Collins, 1994. This resource presents both Jewish and Buddhist insight. In 1990 writer Kamenetz was asked to […]
I gave this presentation at the New Perspectives on Faith gathering, at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, on June 7, 2009. Introduction Thanks to New Perspectives on Faith planners for inviting me to think with you tonight. Thanks also to Judith Davis and Gretchen Nyce for commenting on early drafts of this paper and to John […]
For the first of a four-session Interreligious Series scheduled at Greencroft Retirement, Goshen, on February 15, 2022, I made this presentation on Religious Pluralism. This was followed by two speeches about Scriptures depicting another important feature of major religions. The series plans to feature Judaism and Islam during the next sessions before a fourth that […]
This listing of questions, created back in 1994, appears in no order of priority. They emerged from having read multiple (toward 55) sources (a few in part, most in full) aware that I would likely eventually focus on interreligious issues and themes during a DMin (Doctor of Ministry) degree program. These questions do not attempt […]
I wrote this paper for a course titled “Dynamics of Hindu-Christian Interaction” taught by Prof. Bradley Malkovsky, taken at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN in July of 1995. This study earned credit with my DMin program at Western Theological Seminary. I had in mind insight that might be useful for western Mennonites […]
Focus on Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikh religions Workshop led at Mennonite World Conference, July 2015 Please find the MWC Workshop content with this title on the Website category Mennonite.
Focus on Hindu Buddhist, and Sikh religions Workshop led at Mennonite World Conference, July 2015 Please find the MWC Workshop content with this title on the Website category Mennonite.
Focus on Hindu, Buddhist, and Sikh religions Workshop led at Mennonite World Conference, July 2015 Please find the MWC Workshop content with this title on the Website category Mennonite.