Month: October 2011

“Mysticism can be the common factor which makes dialogue between religions possible” – Prof. Shafa Elmirzana and Prof. John Esposito discuss Christian-Muslim dialogue at Rumi Forum

“Mysticism can be the common factor which makes dialogue between religions possible” – Prof. Shafa Elmirzana and Prof. John Esposito discuss Christian-Muslim dialogue at Rumi Forum

Nose-diving straight into the intricacies of  Christian and Muslim religious traditions, theologies, Prof. Shafa Elmirzana,  of the Alwaleed bin Talal center for Muslim-Christian understanding at Georgetown university explained the historical origins of Christian-Muslim dialogue from the time of Meister Eckhart and Ibn Al-Arabi. She was speaking at an event organized by the Rumi Forum in …

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“The boundary of political discourse, unfortunately, is around 4.6% taxes”

“The boundary of political discourse, unfortunately, is around 4.6% taxes”

“The  boundary of political discourse today unfortunately is around  4.6% taxes “ – Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to UN Secretary General  and Professor of Economics at Columbia Uni. In a talk which offered a crash-course in  economic history of the modern US, and gave a glimpse into the  implications of the current administration’s policies in …

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