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Rumi Forum Podcast

Rumi Forum was founded in 1999 with the mission to foster intercultural dialogue, stimulate thinking and exchange of opinions on supporting and fostering democracy and peace and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange. The Forum contributes to this ultimate aim by means of conferences, panel discussions, community engagement, luncheons, publications and other activities. In particular the forum has an interest in issues regarding pluralism, peace building and conflict resolution, intercultural and interfaith dialogue, social harmony and justice, civil rights and community cohesion.


Sep 8, 2015

http://rumiforum.org/latest-trends-in-global-religious-restrictions/

 

On March 31st, 2015 Peter Henne of the Pew Research Center presented the Global Religious Restrictions report’s findings on the trends of global religious restrictions.

 

Paul Marshall of the Hudson Institute joined him for an engaging discussion...


Sep 7, 2015

http://rumiforum.org/cross-cultural-dialogue-on-the-virtues-the-contribution-of-fethullah-gulen/

 

Trudy Conway talked about the virtues based approach of Fethullah Gulen in dialogue on February 4, 2015. Professor Conway presented her book “Cross-cultural Dialogue on the Virtues: The Contribution of Fethullah...



Sep 3, 2015

Hakan Yesilova explained how Fethullah Gulen teaches us to see "the other". Respect and love for all the creation and especially humanity shapes Gulen's views. That's why his religious understanding is one of promoting peace, love and hospitality.