Muslim-Christian Dialogue on Jesus featuring Sunni, Ismaili, Catholic and Protestant Interpretations

Muslim-Christian Dialogue on Jesus featuring Sunni, Ismaili, Catholic and Protestant Interpretations

On Thursday, March 15, 2012, the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s College hosted “The Christology Symposium” – an academic forum featuring presentations on Jesus from Catholic, Protestant, Sunni Muslim and Ismā‘īlī Muslim perspectives followed by a panel discussion. The presentations consisted of the following: 1. “Roman Catholic Christology” (at 5:50) – Greg Rupik (PhD…

INTERLACED: Living Our Faith Through Stories - Ismaili Jamatkhana of Victoria participates in an Interfaith Storytelling Book Project

Living Our Faith Through Stories: Ismaili Jamatkhana of Victoria participates in an Interfaith Storytelling Book Project

Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA), the Kolot Mayim Reform Synagogue, the Ismaili Jamatkhana of Victoria, and the Victoria Hindu Temple in Saanich, presents Interfaith Storytelling Book. “INTERLACED: Living Our Faith Through Stories” has been a truly collaborative community project, funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia through EmbraceBC. The…

The Crucifixion in Shi‘a Isma‘ili Islam

As observed by millions of Christians around the world, Good Friday marks the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. For Christians, this event is the climax of sacred history: the death of Christ on the Cross is believed to have redeemed and cleansed the sin of humanity. Indeed, the efficacy of the entire Christian doctrine…

“Isma’ili Muslim Perspectives on Jesus”

Ismaili philosophers actually affirm that yes Christians should revere the cross and Muslims should revere the Shahada, because outwardly, these symbols are different, but inwardly there is a unity. If there’s anything we can take away from these Shi’i Ismaili Muslim perspective … is that, while religion may have outward theological differences, these outward theological…

Visions of Jesus in Esoteric Islam: Shi‘i Isma‘ili Christology: A Student Presentation and Discussion Forum at Harvard Divinity School

Presented by Khalil Andani on Friday, March 1, 2013 – 2:15pm until 3:30pm in EST at Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) – Conference Room (Harvard Divinity School). Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/413410935419037/ Earlier related: Video: Isma‘ili Muslim perpsectives on Jesus presented by Khalil Andani

Eboo Patel: US interfaith group reaches across spiritual divide – The National

In an America often convinced of the inevitable clash of civilisations, the challenges facing the IFYC and its leader, Eboo Patel, are considerable. The influential Rhodes scholar has worked with the Obama administration on several major interfaith projects. Yet he’s under no misconception that the IFYC can achieve its goal – making religious pluralism a…

Public Event: Practicing Compassion: Multi-Faith Conversation at Esquimalt Jamatkhana

St. John’s joins Jewish, Muslim and Bahai communities to focus on the practice of compassion. Each community hosts one of 4 sessions. Based on Karen Armstrong’s book, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. Apr 29, 2012 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Location: Esquimalt Jamatkhana, 1250 Esquimalt Road Multi-faith Conversation Series: Practicing Compassion Ismaili Muslim community hosts…

“Isma‘ili Muslim Perspectives on Jesus” and “Shia Isma‘ili Islam” – Two Absorbing Presentations by Khalil Andani

On Thursday, March 15, 2012, the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s College hosted The Christology Symposium – an academic forum featuring presentations on Jesus from multiple Christian and Muslim disciplines followed by a panel discussion. Among the participants was Khalil Andani who spoke on Shi‘a Isma‘ili Muslim Christology. Other lectures were Roman Catholic Christology…

Video: Isma‘ili Muslim perpsectives on Jesus presented by Khalil Andani at the Christology Symposium

“…the conditions of the dialogue between Christianity and Islam change completely as soon as the interlocutor represents not legalistic Islam but this spiritual Islam, whether it be that of Sufism or of Shi‘ite gnosis.” (Henry Corbin, Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth, Prologue) On Thursday, March 15, 2012, the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s College…

Nadim Pabani

The Common Word for a Common Humanity: The Underlying Essence of the Message as Rooted in the Holy Scriptures of Islam and Christianity

By Nadim Pabani In this study, the author will firstly examine The Common Word initiative and its formative roots. Secondly, he will overview some of the subsequent reactions from religious leaders and academic scholars in both the Christian and Muslim communities. While acknowledging that negative responses to The Common Word have arisen, the author will…

I-CERV (Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering) participates in Breakfast At Cathedral of Hope to serve the homeless

…information in Dallas Voice about BACH, the weekly Breakfast At Cathedral of Hope program in which church volunteers prepare and serve breakfast to the homeless…BACH stands for “Breakfast at the Cathedral of Hope,” a program that just celebrated its four-year anniversary in November. –snip– This Saturday’s volunteers included members of the church community of the…

Lyn’s Blog: Trip to the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Burnaby

Mention the words Islam and Muslim to many in the street these days and their thoughts turn to Sharia Law condoning the cutting off of hands, suicide martyrs dreaming of virgin in paradise, raped women being stoned…and many more negative images. Eight parishioners from St. Philip’s-by-the-Sea decided on Tuesday November 15th to accept the free…

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Glenview, reflection by Murad Bhaidani, president of His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Midwestern United States

Glenview Clergy Association is sponsoring Glenview’s annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2328 Central Road (at Shermer Road), Glenview. The service will bring together members and clergy from faith communities around Glenview. The service will include an interfaith choir and a reflection by Murad Bhaidani, president of…

Rice University Boniuk Center’s Sacred Sites Quest

The Boniuk Center’s Sacred Sites Quest (SSQ) is one of the signature programs for high school students. Its aim is to enhance religious literacy, promote interfaith dialogue, collaboration and tolerance, and to enable participants to leave a creative legacy as a permanent public artistic expression of the SSQers’ adventures together. http://boniuk.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=538 In 2011, the Boniuk…

Muslim-American Activism: Baptists, Ismaili Texans Get to Know Each Other, Thanks to Becky Miller

“I think the Ismailis are a remarkable people,” said Becky Miller, a former mayor of the City of Carrollton, Texas. On Jan. 17 Miller and eight representatives of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton visited Headquarters Jamatkhana in Dallas, TX, where the local Ismaili community in Carrollton worship. The Shi’i Imami Ismaili Muslims, generally known…