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Of, relating to, or involving persons of different religious faiths: an interfaith marriage; an interfaith forum.


(Ecclesiastical Terms) relating to, between, or involving different religions: to forward interfaith relations.


(ˈɪn tərˈfeɪθ)

occurring between or involving persons belonging to different religions.
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Adj.1.interfaith - involving persons of different religious faiths; "an interfaith marriage"; "interfaith good will"
religious - having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity; "a religious man"; "religious attitude"


[ˌɪntərˈfeɪθ] adj [relations, dialogue] → interreligieux/euse
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of the peoples of Russia are extremely important, since they are closely connected with the harmonization of interethnic and interreligious relations.
the intersection of eschatology and interreligious relations takes on significance.
But it will also be a shining example to a world that is on the one hand enveloped by an anxiety about interreligious relations, and on the other increasingly aware of threats to cultural sites of the region.
As indicated in the above statement, Baudin, like many who hold the traditional view of interreligious relations, acknowledged unreservedly that Christianity is the only way forward for Africa, thus discounting Islam.
According to the BESA Movement, the placement of the cross directly tackles the interpersonal and interreligious relations of the citizens in Butel Municipality and doesn't breaches the mutual trust.
Professor David Thomas, Professor of Christianity and Islam, and Nadir Dinshaw, Professor of Interreligious Relations at the University of Birmingham, said, "The radiocarbon dating of the Birmingham Quran folios has yielded a startling result and reveals one of the most surprising secrets of the University's collections.
Since the volume as a whole seeks to promote friendly interreligious relations, it tends to neglect important conversion-oriented movements within Islam and Christianity and the kinds of interreligious relations they foster.
The longer part II ably treats "themes and issues" in interreligious relations that remain open scenes of challenge and debate in contemporary life, such as conversion (Andrew Wingate), dialogue (Marianne Moyaert), migration in the context of majority-minority interreligious dynamics (Peter Phan and Jonathan Tan), fundamentalism and extremism (Douglas Pratt), conflict and peacebuilding (Anna Halafoff), the public sphere (Nicholas Adams), liberation and justice (Mario Aguilar), multiple religious belonging (Catherine Comille), boundaries (David Vishanoff), and cooperation (Paul Weller).
Paul VI, supportive of interreligious relations from the start, renewed the mandate of the SPCU and guided the bishops at Vatican II to base their deliberations in council on the church's understanding of itself and in relation to all peoples.
aSuch aggression is causing severe damage to interethnic and interreligious relations between the two sides.
We may need to do more as far as certain internal issues, and our interethnic or interreligious relations are concerned.
Current politics and complex histories often shape local reactions to international expressions of concern about religious freedom and interreligious relations.