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The Interfaith Group

This group is open to all religious and non-religious people. Whether you be Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hare Krishna, Panthiest, Atheist or other. I hope this group promotes mutual respect and tolerance by cultivating knowledge and banishing ignoranc

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Members: 50
Latest Activity: Jan 27

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Bridge Building

Started by Salt Dragon. Last reply by Ian Wilson Jan 23. 3 Replies

In today's world where religion is used to divide and control the masses, I feel a mission to build bridges between religions.  Does anyone do the same?  To me it comes through developing friendships…Continue

Tags: understanding, tolerance, interfaith

How far does good will reach?

Started by Timothy Ferguson. Last reply by Salt Dragon Jan 4. 7 Replies

I grew up in an incredibly strict Baptist home. At the time I did not find it overbearing...most of the time. 9 years ago I joined the military, after being around the world and out of the bubble I…Continue

THE WITCH HUNT

Started by Sasha. Last reply by Sasha Nov 13, 2010. 17 Replies

I have never identified myself with any particular religion.  Having friends and family ranging from born again to pagan, I've tried to keep an open mind an open heart.Recently I met a young man who…Continue

Tags: RELIGION, LDS

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Comment by Rabbi on August 28, 2013 at 8:08am
B'H
I wrote a small Jewish sharing. I would be honored to hear from people of other faiths and read what you think. The url is:
http://rockymountainhai.com/2013/08/27/elevating-every-moment-into-...
Comment by Usman MA Patel on August 16, 2013 at 1:10pm

Greeting from the UK folks!I discovered AoM a few months ago, and have only recently joined discussions. Going through a few pages though I was kind of alarmed at some of the heavily anti Islamic comments I read.
What strikes me most though is that many people seem to have very different and - I would say - twisted viewpoints on the religion I love and follow.

Comment by Bob Aldridge on October 5, 2010 at 4:06pm
Paul II
Trashing other people's faiths is almost ALWAYS based on pure ignorance. Anything leading someone to live a kinder and better life is worthy.

One of my Budo (AKA Martial Arts) instructors taught us to recite every training session, "I will do no wrong, nor through my inaction will I permit wrong to be done." That is a philosophy that would be hard to dispute.
Comment by Ian Wilson on October 4, 2010 at 3:33pm
Comment by Bob Aldridge on September 18, 2010 at 8:59am
I was raised as a Baptist, with some strong input from my Methodist father. I am now a member of the LDS church. As a 23 year member of the U.S. Army, I was exposed to several non-Christian faiths in their natural home settings, As a martial artist I was specifically exposed to the Buddhist, Shinto, and Taoist world views. I learned from all these sources, and have harmonized then in my own mind.

I take serious objection to anyone trying to 'put down' another faith. For the last seven or eight years I have been an active member of a ministerial alliance of twenty-one (more or less) Christian denominations. We sometimes disagree over minor points, but it has never gotten in the way of friendships, nor community service.
Comment by James Halcomb on September 13, 2010 at 3:15pm
Glad I found this group, should be interesting
Comment by Ken Anon on August 29, 2010 at 2:54pm
Thanks for the support everyone
Comment by Sasha on August 28, 2010 at 1:24pm
Baptized Catholic, no defined religion, currently studying LDS. Thank you for an all inclusive group.
Comment by Rick on August 28, 2010 at 1:13pm
Hi, Ken I like the notion. Somehow we all have got to come together.
Comment by Paul on August 28, 2010 at 12:26pm
Awesome idea. I am tired of reading these garbage topics about how other religions are wrong, bad, etc. As if everything is a competition...

Bravo, Ken.
 

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