Annegret Kapp describes the experiences of young Christians, Muslims and Jews as they seek to come to terms with the challenges of global religious faith through a special summer school at the famous Bossey Institute.
People in the Clifton Catholic Diocese in southwest England have received an invitation to the Bristol Islamic Cultural Fayre on Sunday 22 July. Participants hope it will build inter-faith cooperation on ecology and other issues.
An easy assumption that religion is less dangerous when it is 'less religious' is wrong, says Simon Barrow. As an article in the International Herald Tribune points out, the path from death to life is found within as well as beyond each tradition.
Members of five minority religious groups in Malaysia, including Christians and Hindus, have urged their government to take steps to prevent "personal tragedies" resulting from state policies that favour Islam.
Fighting between the Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in the Gaza Strip has highlighted the urgent need for the international community to end the isolation and blockade on the Palestinian government, say churches and NGOs.
Both churches and human rights groups are calling for the scrapping of Pakistan's blasphemy laws following the handing down of a death sentence and other sanctions against Christians in the Muslim-majority country.
A Malaysian woman who converted to Christianity faces jail or the rejection of her religion because the Muslim-majority country's highest court ruled she does not have a legal right to convert from Islam to another religion.
Simon Barrow gives an overview of three scholarly contributions by Kenneth Cragg, perhaps the world's leading interpreter of the relations between the Semitic faiths and their encounters with Western culture.