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Learn more about interfaith relationships and dialogue and the theology of other faiths from this list of documents, written papers, presentations, media items and resources.

Resources are drawn from academics, ecumencial and interfaith bodies and organisations as well as media interviews.

 

This is a Statement adopted by the 12th Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia in July 2009. 

Ramadan, the ninth month in the Muslim calendar, is a special time for the Muslim community. As a most blessed month, it is a time for reflection, prayer and renewal of faith.

The Islamic Council of Victoria has provided this guide to Ramadan which answers many of the questions you might want to ask.

 

Aired on 19 June, 2011 on ABC Radio National's Encounter program, this episode focuses on the Sydney suburb of Auburn, which has been declared a Refugee Welcome Zone. The program has a focus on the ethnic and religious diversity of the area and on the desire of all to work together for a community at peace. The Rev. Mele Fakahua-Ratcliffe (Uniting Church minister) features, as do our friends from the Affinity Intercultural Foundation and the Hindu Sri Mandir Temple.

This is an edited copy of the address by Rev. Dr Clive Pearson at the Know Your Neighbour interfaith forum hosted by Thornleigh-Hillcrest and Normanhurst Uniting Churches in Sydney on 22 March, 2016. A second forum will be held on 21 April. 

Advertising Blurb 13 03 25 picThe Golden Rule – treat others as you want them to treat you – is a guide for harmonious living. It is found in all religions, philosophies and cultures across the world.

The Golden Rule Poster shows this principle in the sacred texts of 13 different religions and spiritualities, including Australia's First Peoples.

The Poster can be used in schools, homes, congregations, universities, workplaces, hospitals and prisons for teaching compassion, multicultural and multi-religious cooperation and human solidarity.

A report entitled 'The Rabbi and the Sheik' aired on the ABC's 7:30 Report on Tuesday 26th October, 2010. The story tells of the work of Rabbi Zalman Kastel and Sheikh Haisam Farache and the Together for Humanity program.

Airing on the ABC in July, 2007, the three part series 'The Quiet Revolution' explores an alternative to religious fundamentalism as a response to events such as 9/11. Featuring interviews with Paul Knitter, Raimon Panikkar, Dirk Ficca, Hans Kung, Stephanie Dowrick, and Kofi Annan, for example, this series discusses radical religious thought and the emerging interfaith movement.  

A study commissioned by The Challenging Racism Project of Western Sydney University (WSU) and the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy Australia (ISRA) affiliated with Charles Sturt University (CSU) to investigate the experiences and perceptions of ordinary everyday Muslims in Sydney. Released November 2015.

A practical guide released by the World Council of Churches, November 2015.

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