Links to Christian-Muslim
and Interreligious Dialogue,
internationally

Christian-Muslim
Interreligious (multilateral)


In Europe / Europe-based global programs:
* Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Selly Oak, Birmingham, UK. Journal: Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, plus several other publications

UK-based centres/networks for interfaith dialogue:
*
UK Inter Faith Network for the UK
* International Interfaith Centre (Oxford)
* Centre for Interfaith Dialogue (Middlesex University)

* Islamisk-Kristent Studiecenter, København, Denmark. Publication: Nyhedsbrev om islam & kristendom.

* Multifaith net: UK-based (University of Derby) web-site with many links to religions and interfaith organisations.

* Islamkristendom.dk: homepage of the committee for Christian-Muslim relations in Århus diocese, Denmark * Interreligiöse Arbeitsstelle - INTRA (Germany/Netherlands). Publications: Religionen im Gespräch etc.
* Stiftelsen Abrahams barn: a foundation for multicultural education, focused on Judaism, Christianity, Islam (Stockholm, Sweden) * Stiftung Weltethos: based in Tübingen, initiated by Hans Küng. English version of the program: Global Ethic Foundation.
* Christlich-Islamische Gesellshaft, a German Christian-Muslim Association * Information about and links to Christian-Muslim and interfaith dialogue in Norway

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In the USA / US-based global programs:

* The Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, Washington, USA.
* The Chicago based Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions aims at fostering interreligious dialogue and cooperation in metropolitan Chicago and around the world. It hosted a world-wide conference in Chicago in 1993 and in Cape Town in 1999.
* The Duncan Black Macdonald Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, USA - with their journal The Muslim World.
* The Institute for Interreligious, Intercultural Dialogue, the Global Dialogue Institute and the Centre for Global Ethics combines face-to-face dialogues ("Deep Dialogue") in a number of world-wide, specialised programs with research and publication, cf. the Journal of Ecumenical Studies of the IIID.
* The Resource Center for Christian-Muslim Dialogs (Columbia, USA) and Answering Islam: two examples of Christian apologetic approaches to Islam.There are numerous examples in the US and elsewhere of similar apologetical web-sites edited by Muslims, e.g. Muslim Answers. The Institute of Interfaith Dialog (IID) "is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to unite the global communities through interfaith dialogue by sharing the differences and similarities in cultures and religions in an effort to achieve world peace in the foreseeable future."
* International Center for Religion & Diplomacy, Washington DC. * The North American Interfaith Network of faith and interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States

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In the Middle East:

* The Syrian-Catholic monastery Deir Mar Musa (near Nabek, Syria) has a particular commitment to Christian-Muslim dialogue. * Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, Amman, Jordan. Several publications.
* Center for Christian-Muslim Studies, University of Balamand, Tripoli, Lebanon. * International Islamic Forum for Dialogue, organised by the Muslim World Congress, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
* Institut d'études islamo-chrétiennes, Université Saint-Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon. Hiwar.Net is the website of the Islamic Christian Dialogue Committee formed by the Institute (in English and French). * The Elijah School is a UNESCO sponsored interfaith academic institution, based in Jerusalem, bridging the academic study of religion and interfaith dialogue.
* Al Liqa' Center for Religious and Heritage Studies in the Holy Land, Betlehem, Palestine. Journal in English: Al-Liqa'Journal, plus publications in Arabic. * Institute for Interreligious Dialogue (Iran)
* The Palestinian Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem is involved in Christian-Muslim-Jewish dialogue. Cf. Sabeel Scandinavia (support group). * International Centre for Dialogue among Civilizations (Iran)
* The Wi'am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center is doing grass-root dialogue work in Betlehem.

* Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (Qatar). Publishes the journal Religions/Adyan.

* Center for Arab-West Understanding (Cairo), part of the Intercultural Dialogue Group which supports or works with the electronic magazine Arab-West Report which includes a large database of articles and report.  

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Asia / Oceania:

* Human Development Centre (Pakistan) * The Henry Martyn Institute for Research, Interfaith Relation and Reconciliation (India).
* Christian Study Centre in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Journal: al-Mushir.
* The Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Dialogue (Australia) * Islam and Interfaith Relations in South Asia

* Christian-Muslim dialogue in the Philippines: Episcopal Commission on Interfaith Dialogue * Kalinaw Mindanaw * Center for Christian-Muslim democracy

* Society for Inter-religious Dialogue (MADIA - Indonesia)
* Interfidei (Indonesia)

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Global:

* The World Conference of Religions for Peace: a forum dedicated to promoting co-operation for peace and justice among the members of the world's religions. > European Council of Religious Leaders
* The World Council of Religious Leaders
* United Religions Initiative
* The Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
* The Office on Inter-Religious Relations, World Council of Churches, Geneva, Switzerland. Deals with interreligious dialogue in general, including Christian-Muslim relations. Journal: Current Dialogue. Several publications (books and booklets). See also archive resources available from IDC Publishers.
* Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi e d'Islamistica, Vatican/Rome. Journal: Islamochristiana, plus Encounter and several other publications.
* The International Association for Religious Freedom: NGO-organisation with UN consultative status, supporting interfaith interaction.
* The UNESCO program for Intercultural Dialogue
* The International Council of Christian and Jews and their Abrahamic Council

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