We fear most what we do not know. But how do we begin to know and understand and develop ways of living alongside? In developing the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of inter faith relations many communities have found it possible, helpful even, to draw up guidelines; for meeting; for worship and the sharing of sacred space; for pastoral care in a variety of circumstances; for developing social projects. These are a few examples. If you come across something which you think should be shared more widely do contact us.
Arising out of a consultation held in Oslo in the winter of 2003 this document begins with God and a statement of the theological underpinning of its content and develops through twelve issues or areas of engagement. It has already been used as a basis for other documents.
For an explanation of the term Porvoo Communion see here: http://www.porvoochurches.org/
Produced by The North Kent Council for Inter Faith Relations (UK) as a resource for those working in or with institutions of health care. Informative and practical it may well have uses beyond its obvious clientele. Autumn 2001…More
Prepared by the Committee for Christian Unity & the Bishops of the Church of Ireland. Epiphany 2007…More
This short (12 page) A4 booklet is published by The Scottish Inter Faith Council, 'in an attempt to raise the awareness of civic society to the importance of being inclusive of all faiths and are offered as a help to those designing and organisisng public civic events.'
Th Scottish Inter Faith Council
The Saint Francis Centre, 405 Cumberland Street, Glasgow G5 0SE
Tel: 0141 429 4012
Written by former NIFCON President Rt Revd Kenneth Fernando…More
The Diocese of Manchester statement on Why We Need to Develop our Involvement with Other Faith Communities. The peace of the world is no longer a matter of good relations between nations, but also of harmony between its great faiths. This is the great new fact of the 21st century. It involves every Christian…More