Attending an Interfaith Forum

Attending an Interfaith Forum

This is the third of three articles for Interfaith Week, written by PCN members. The author, Nicola Phelan, offers some reflections on her local interfaith forum in Rugby.

I came to live in Rugby in 1997 but worked elsewhere. Having met Christians of a progressive frame of mind a PCN group started. When an interfaith forum was formed in 1999 I began attending meetings and linked events when possible. This seemed a natural thing to do from my faith perspective.

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Interfaith Orthopraxy

Interfaith Orthopraxy

This is the second of three articles for Interfaith Week written by PCN members. Its author, Howard Grace from Newbury, is co-founder of the West Berkshire Peace and Integration Forum. 

In this year’s Reith Lecture Kwame Anthony Appiah said,

“We all know the word “orthodoxy”: it comes from a Greek word that means correct belief. But there’s a less familiar word, “orthopraxy” which comes from another Greek word ‘praxis’, which means action.”

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Pluralism, the will of God

Pluralism, the will of God

This is the first of three articles for Interfaith Week written by PCN members. Its author, Alan Race from south London has written books about Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Pluralism. 

One meaning of the term ‘globalisation’ is that we are being brought into contact with one another – as individuals, tribes, cultures, religions – as never before. In my newspaper recently, there were stories with Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Jewish references.

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