The House of One is a building project in Berlin that will house a synagogue, a mosque, and a church under one roof. Building is set to begin in 2016.
H. A. Mukti Ali (1923-2004)
Dr. H. A. Mukti Ali was the Minister of Religious Affairs in Indonesia from 1971 to 1978, who placed a large amount of importance on interfaith dialogue.
Imam Moussa al-Sadr (1928-1978?)
Imam Moussa al-Sadr was the leading Shiite Muslim figure in southern Lebanon during the 1960s and 1970s. He was especially concerned about eradicating poverty and stimulating education for those who were disenfranchised by the main social and political systems in Lebanon. He founded many social institutions, vocational schools, kindergartens, health clinics and literacy centers.
Imam Abdullah Antepli
Musician, peacemaker and speaker David LaMotte profiles Imam Abdullah Antepi, the Muslim Chaplain at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
Kabir was an Indian mystic whose poetry spoke powerfully to the hearts of all people, and has been embraced by many cultures and religious traditions.
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (1207-1273)
Rumi was a 13th Century Persian Muslim poet and mystic theologian. His poems are widely read in Central Asia and the Middle East and are popular in the US.
Muhammad Nurayn Ashafa & James Movel Wuye (both b. 1960)
Imam Muhammad Ashafa and pastor James Wuye once advocated inter-religious violence. They now work together, advocating religious coexistence in Nigeria.
Karim Al-Hussayni, Aga Khan IV
(b. 1936) This Muslim Prince of Pakistani origin has lived most of his life traveling around the world. As a person with global exposure since childhood he has become a leader in a worldwide educational movement to equip people to live in a diverse world rather than give in to the fears of a “clash of […]
Dervis Korkut was curator of books and manuscripts at the Sarajevo Museum in Bosnia. He was from a prominent Muslim family of liberal intellectuals. When Nazis occupied Yugoslavia during World War II Korkut spoke out about the anti-Semitic policies of the occupation. He saved a Jewish woman by allowing her to hide in his house, disguised as a Muslim servant. Later, Korkut also saved a Jewish cultural masterpiece, the Sarajevo Haggadah.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
Hazrat Inayat Khan was a Sufi folk musician and teacher who traveled to the west to share his music and teachings of divine unity, love, harmony and beauty.