Interactive Faith: The Essential Interreligious Community-Building Handbook
A Practical Guide for Embracing the Growing Religious Pluralism in America
"In the process of [interfaith] engagement, we discover … a world in which our faith is richer, deeper, and more contextualized, and God's very Self is seen in more of its fullness."
—from the Introduction
This practical guide to the key methods and resources of the interfaith movement will help you effectively engage people of other faith traditions in order to increase understanding and acceptance in your community and beyond.
Drawing on the knowledge and experience of interfaith leaders from the world's many faith traditions—Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Bahá'í Faith, Jainism, Shinto, Sikh Faith, Taoism, Zoroastrianism—this comprehensive resource provides practical ideas for connecting with people of all faiths and backgrounds through common concerns and activities that promote respect and support. It enables communities rich with diversity to work together to create paths toward peace and justice.
Rev. Dirk Ficca • Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy • Rabbi Carol Harris-Shapiro • Bud Heckman • Abby Stamelman Hocky, MSW • April Kunze • Rev. Dr. Clark Lobenstine • Rori Picker Neiss • Dr. Eboo Patel • Noah Silverman • Rev. Susan Teegen-Case • Rev. Dr. Francis Tiso