Inter-religious dialogues a part of Islamic heritage

Sunday, 16 March 2014

New Sunday Times

This was an article contribution by Associate Professor Syed Farid Alatas from the Departments of Sociology and Malay Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, in which he discussed the importance of inter-religious dialogues in the history of Islam. Citing the example of inter-religious relations between Islam and Christianity, he noted that Muslims today must continue this tradition to help create an environment of mutual understanding, respect and admiration between religious traditions and civilization, and to inculcate the spirit of multiculturalism.

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