The Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno invites the community to attend the Muslim-Christian Rapprochement discussion and presentation by Dr Amir Hussein, Friday, October 14 at 7:00 PM.
Muslims and Christians together make up well over half of the world’s population. Without peace and justice between these two religious communities, there can be no meaningful peace in the world. The future of the world depends on peace between Muslims and Christians.
The basis for this peace and understanding already exists. It is part of the very foundational principles of both faiths: love of the One God, and love of the neighbour. These principles are found over and over again in the sacred texts of Islam and Christianity. The Unity of God, the necessity of love for Him, and the necessity of love of the neighbour is thus the common ground between Islam and Christianity.
Professor Hussein is a lecturer in the Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in southern California.