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A Call for Interfaith Dialogue and Harmony

A Call for Interfaith Dialogue and Harmony

Religious liberty and tolerance are complex issues, impacted by a variety of factors including education, politics, and the media. On this edition, conversations with participants in a 2011 conference called, "Liberty and Tolerance in an Age of Religious Conflict." Guests include Dr. Kelly James Clark, a Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who co-chaired the conference and has written a book exploring the issue. Also Dr. Hedieh Mirahmadi, an attorney, author, and founder and president of the World Organization for Resource Development & Education (WORDE), which works to improve communication between Muslim and non-Muslim communities in order to reduce social conflict and political instability; Dr. Nurit Peled-Elhanan, the Jewish educator who lost her 13-year old daughter to a Palestinian suicide bombing in Jerusalem but who is still working to promote dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians; and Dr. Nick Wolterstorff who is the Noah Porter Professor