Additional Resources

For more information about the Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion at the University of
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There are several other programs and institutions around the United States that promote interreligious
dialogue and understanding. It is an extraordinary task, and we are grateful for our dedicated,
knowledgeable colleagues in the field. Please consider looking at their initiatives for even more

→ Georgetown University’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-ChristianUnderstanding and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs

Boston College’s Colloquia on Interreligious Dialogue

Interfaith Council of Metropolitan Washington , based in Washington, D.C.

The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, based in New York, New York

Interfaith Youth Core

Please see the following list as a guide to begin an exploration into the space of
interfaith/interreligious dialogue. These are articles, books, and interviews from faith and
community leaders, academics, and more:


● Faithful Neighbors: Christian-Muslim Vision & Practice, eds. Zeyneb Sayilgan,
Robert S. Heaney, and Claire Haymes
● The Oxford Handbook of Religious Diversity, ed. Chad Meister
● Do We Worship the Same God? Jews, Christians and Muslims in Dialogue, ed.
Miroslav Volf
● Interreligious Studies: A Relational Approach to Religious Activism and the Study
of Religion, Oddbjørn Leirvik
● Religion and Space: Competition, Conflict and Violence in the Contemporary
World, Lily Kong and Orlando Woods
● The Multifaith Movement: Global Risks and Cosmopolitan Solutions, Anna
● An Interfaith Guide to Religion and Spirituality, Joel Beversluis
● A Dome of Many Colors: Studies in Religious Pluralism, Identity, and Unity,
Arvind Sharma and Kathleen M. Dugan
● Five Voices, Five Faiths: An Interfaith Primer, Amanda Hughes (see also the link
below to the The Five Faiths Project at Ackland Art Museum)
● American and the Challenges of Religious Diversity, Robert Wuthnow
● Interreligious Dialogue: An Anthology of Voices Bridging Cultural and Religious
Divides, ed. Christoffer H. Grundmann
● Critical Perspectives on Interreligious Education, eds. Najeeba Syeed and Heidi
● My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and
Transformation, eds. Jennifer Howe Peace (N. Rose) and Gregory Mobley
● Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the
New Paradigm of Peace and War, ed. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite
● Interreligious/Interfaith Studies: Defining a New Field, eds. Eboo Patel, Jennifer
Peace Howe Peace, and Noah Silverman

Journals & Other Articles:

Journal of Interreligious Studies, 2009-present
“The Asymmetry of Interfaith Dialogue”, Omid Safi
“Interfaith Infrastructure: The Indispensable Value of the Local”, Diana Eck and
The Pluralism Project Staff, The Journal of Interreligious Studies 24 (December
“Trialogue among the Abrahamic Faiths”, Riffat Hassan
“Engaging in Interreligious Dialogue: Recollections and Reflections of a Muslim Woman”, Riffat Hassan
“In the Name of God: A Letter to Muslims, Jews, and Christians”, Riffat Hassan
Additional Resources:
The Pluralism Project at Harvard University
The Five Faiths Project at Ackland Art Museum, The University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill
● The On Being Project’s “Grounding Virtues”
● The On Being Project’s “The Better Conversations Guide”
● The On Being Project’s podcasts with Sarah Bassin and Abdullah Antepli (“Holy
Envy”), with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Jonathan Sacks,
Katharine Jefferts Schori, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr (“Pursuing Happiness”), and
with Shane Claiborne and Omar Saif Ghobash (“Called and Conflicted”). Listen to
these and more from the On Being Project anywhere podcasts are accessible.
● The Interfaith Youth Core’s Common Knowledge podcast with Eboo Patel (“What
is Interfaith Literacy?”), wherever podcasts are accessible.
The Georgia 3Rs Project, created to help schools and communities come
together across differences and engender civic participation in a diverse
democracy–to encourage religious literacy and respect for religious freedom in
Georgia’s and the nation’s public schools. One of our Fall 2020 event panelists,
Dr. Emile Lester (UMW), was the recipient of a research grant from the Religious
Freedom Center at the Newseum for his 2017-2019 evaluation of this project.
The RFC eventually selected Dr. Lester as the official evaluator of the initiative.
● A compilation of Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue A-Z Subtopics from the
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs

Please note the Khatib Program in Religion & Dialogue is not affiliated with any of the above-mentioned
organizations, editors/authors, or initiatives. These books, articles, and resources are only meant to serve as
starting points into interreligious/interfaith dialogue. Anything said or written is solely the intellectual property
and/or belief of the individual and/or organization and does not belong to the Khatib Program.