Prophet Abraham’s first prayer was “Oh Allah! Make this world a dwelling of peace”. I believe SR has given us the tools to make this possible or at least keep alive the hope that we can learn to embrace each other with enough dedication and sincerity.
Rose Aslan, PhD candidate in Islamic Studies at the University of North Carolina, immersed herself in Scriptural Reasoning for three weeks at the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme Summer School. Here she writes about her experience for the Huffington Post.
Scriptural Reasoning groups are popping up around the world! We’re excited to be launching a new group for the Cambridge community. Are you interested in getting involved, in Cambridge or elsewhere?
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Scriptural Reasoning is a genuine opportunity for committed religious people to engage in inter-faith practice without undermining particularity: here is a way to deepen one’s own faith commitment and deepen one’s engagement with members of other faiths simultaneously.
Scriptural Reasoning is a way to learn about the texts others hold dear; a way to learn about how others approach their sacred texts; a way to welcome “strangers” to my own scriptures; a way to appreciate my own scriptures more deeply.