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Rumi Forum Podcast

Rumi Forum was founded in 1999 with the mission to foster interfaith dialogue and intercultural understanding. The Forum aims to stimulate exchange of opinions in order to advance culture of democracy, freedom of thought, human rights and peace. For over 20 years, the Forum provides a common platform for building relationships, mutual learning and information exchange among adherents of different faiths. Our work has a particular focus on pluralism, peacemaking, interfaith dialogue, intercultural understanding, social harmony and community cohesion.

Apr 19, 2011

"Being Religious as Being Interreligious: Implications for Living One's Faith Today", with Dr. Peter C. Phan, Ignacio Ellacuría Chair of Catholic Social Thought, Department of Theology, Georgetown University

Dr. Phan’s presentation will discuss the challenges and opportunities of being a religious person today and the necessity of interreligious dialogue for the faithfulness of one's spiritual life. What are the theological issues posed by being interreligious? Is there the possibility of "multi-religious belonging"? What will "religion" look like if this being interreligious is taken seriously? How is religious identity to be formed? What is the point of "mission" and conversion?