Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

Muslim-Christian Relations, The Good, the Bad

There were great times and there were the bad ones. Tolerance, respect and cooperation some times. Murder, intolerance and hostility on other occasions. These have been some of the defining features of Muslim-Christian relations throughout history. Here are some examples…

Peace in a Small Gathering

Achieving peace, one small gathering at a time A week ago last Wednesday, I attended an event at the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts here in West Springfield.   The event was attended by Jews, Christians and, of course, Muslims.  Our…

Muslim Saves Lives of Jews

NEW YORK (CNN) — A Muslim man jumped to the aid of three Jewish subway riders after they were attacked by a group of young people who objected to one of the Jews saying “Happy Hanukkah,” a spokeswoman for the…

To King and Queen of Burn the Qur’an Day

Dr. Terry and Sylvia Jones King and Queen of Burn the Qur’aan Day First, I would like to express my joy over your letting people know about a book called the Qur’an, for if we had the wherewithal to spend millions of millions of dollars we would not be able to garner…

RAMADAN LETTER TO MY NEIGHBOR

Dear neighbor Here, again, is a time of Mercy, of Forgiving, of Patience and Unity. Jesus, Moses and many more used to celebrate it in a time long past. And what is this time? It is the time of fasting…

Sisters of Providence Health: Prophets of Peace

Left to right: Imam Wissam Abdul Baki explains the teachings of Islam at the “Prophets of Imam Wissam Abdul Baki Sisters of Providence Health Prophets of PeacePeace” clergy breakfast held November 15 at the Bishop Marshall Center at St. Michael’s Cathedral as Sr. Mary Horgan, SP, and Rabbi Herbert Schwartz listen during the panel discussion. The second annual clergy breakfast was sponsored by the Spiritual Care Department at Mercy Medical Center. The panel included speakers from the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions.