In this video encounter, Imam Ossama Bahloul discusses his idea that community includes everyone regardless of religion or nationality.
Imam Ossama Bahloul, Ph.D. is currently the Resident Scholar of the Islamic Center of Nashville. Dr. Bahloul’s passion in comparative religions has fueled over 16 years of experience in interfaith dialogue. Prior to his tenure at the Islamic Center of Nashville, Dr. Bahloul was the Imam at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro where he led the community through severe Islamophobic attacks while building the only mosque in Murfreesboro. He also delivered the TEDx Talk, The Gift of Difficulty.
These reflection questions can be used individually or in a group setting in combination with Imam Bahloul's video on community including everyone.
Imam Bahloul challenges us to consider every human being a part of our community. This Action provides guidelines for interfaith dialogue, a necessary skill to make this concept a reality.
Interfaith dialogue is crucial to understanding how we can best live in interfaith community. These guidelines can serve as a starting point when entering into conversation with people of different faiths.
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