Representatives of religions from across the globe are meeting up in the USA, for the Parliament of the World’s Religions that opens in Salt Lake City today, 15th October. The parliament is, perhaps, the greatest international inter-faith movement and draws followers from a multitude of religious beliefs including Paganism, Islam, various denominations of Christianity, Buddhism … Continue reading World inter-faith movement needs inclusivity
What we believe is true, or is it?
This picture caught my attention on Facebook today. It fascinates me, not so much for what it says but the whole concept of different religions in today’s world. Before starting, let me first of all make one thing clear. I am not an atheist and do indeed have a strong religious faith. However, my beliefs … Continue reading What we believe is true, or is it?
An old lesson for religions today
Christian crusaders unsuccessfully defend Acre in the 12th century. Many of the world’s problems, both today and throughout history, can be traced directly back to religion. Not that the different beliefs involved actually advocate violence and bloodshed, they all seem to include peace among their teachings and holy books. It is important not to get … Continue reading An old lesson for religions today