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Articles and Essays on Muslim-Christian Dialogue

Christianity & Islam - Comparisons & Contrasts

September 11: Implications & Effects on Muslim-Christian Relations

Christians and Muslims:
how the relationship has and hasn't changed in Lebanon after September 11

Interviews with Tom Scuder. Middle East Council of Churches

Confronting Troubling Elements of Militant Islam

9/11 and the consequent "war on terrorism" has brought to the forefront a "crisis of identity" within Islam -- between adherents of a militant and fundamentalist agenda who equate their faith with a war against Christianity and the West, and those who contend that such attitudes and actions are in fact a perversion of genuine Islam.

Views on Islam, by Benazir Bhutto & David F. Forte. Imprimis 31, no. 10. October 2002.
Islam Will Not Be The Loser, by James V. Schall, S.J. Catholic Dossier 8 no. 1. January-February 2002.
The Crescent and the Gun, by Brian Saint-Paul. Crisis 20, no. 1. January 2002
Islam: The Appeal and the Peril, by Donald DeMarco. National Catholic Register. January 2002.
In Time of War, by the editors of First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life, December 2001.
Assessing What is at Issue in This War, by James V. Schall, S.J. Traditional Catholic Reflections and Reports 2001.

Muslim Perspectives on Christianity

Christian Perspectives on Islam

Pope John Paul II & Islam - Special Compilation

Mission News: Visit of John Paul II to Kazakhstan - Sept. 22-25, 2001. Consisting of the Pope's homilies as well as news & articles about the Pope's visit.
"I Wish To Reaffirm The Catholic Church's Respect For Islam, For Authentic Islam". Address of September 24, 2001, to representatives from the world of culture, art and science, at the Palace of Congresses in Astana, in his last public appearance during his Visit in Kazakhstan. L'Osservatore Romano Sept. 26, 2001.
Pope John Paul II - Address at Omayyad Mosque of Damascus, May 6, 2001.
Muslims & Christians adore the One God, by Pope John Paul II. L'Osservatore Romano. Weekly Edition in English 12 May 1999, page 11.
John Paul II & Islam, a brief report by the Daughters of St. Paul.
Papal Statements on Islam. Compiled by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Understanding Islam

Christian-Muslim Relations Through History

Relevant Organizations & People

Official Religious Statements

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