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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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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).
In the Reformasi Era the central status of interreligious dialogue in the hierarchy of the program's goals and objectives has been reinforced in all three programs by the addition of a mandatory class on Islamic relations with other religions under the course called Interreligious Dialogue (Dialog Antar Agama) or Interreligious Relations (Hubungan Antar Agama).
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.
SYDNEY * Retired Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald received the highest honor of Australian Catholic University, Doctor of the University (honoris causa), on May 5, "in recognition of his exemplary leadership, outstanding contribution, and profound impact on the Catholic Church's commitment to interreligious relations and dialogue.
It is a devastating distortion of Jewish and Israeli history, aimed at nothing less than eradicating the State of Israel," said Rabbi Noam Marans, AJC's Director of Intergroup and Interreligious Relations.
0, October), especially when he noted, "Learning through experience is important also for adults, which is why encounter is often preferred to dialogue as a term for interreligious relations.
Marshall Breger, professor at the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law and leading voice on interreligious relations, told The Forward, a leading Jewish weekly.
This will aggravate the interethnic and interreligious relations even more.
They will take all radical measures to thwart the attempt that may aggravate interethnic and interreligious relations in Macedonia.