For me Scriptural Reasoning is a powerful tool for change and understanding. Indeed, discussing with people from other traditions and culture about religious texts that we do not know or think we know, creates new knowledge and new ways of seeing our respective texts.
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 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.
Scriptural Reasoning is a means of drawing out of inter-Abrahamic scriptural study new ways of reasoning about the world and each other – we pray these ways will also help repair a divided and wounded world.