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ITEMS OF INTERST

ITEMS OF INTEREST

From the September 29, 2008 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


MOVING BEYOND THE BASICS IN INTERFAITH INTERACTION CONFLICTS BETWEEN RELIGIONS continue to rock the world, but when Gustav Niebuhr looks out on the religious landscape, he sees what he calls the "possibility of community. " Niebuhr, an associate professor of religion at Syracuse University, detects an encouraging (he calls it unprecedented) trend: people of faith reaching out to those of other faiths.