JESUS, MUHAMMAD AND THE POPE.
there is new conflict, Americans together will do what the great
spirituals masters of each religion and tradition have taught us, for
example what Jesus (pbuh) and Muhammad (pbuh) would have done.
taught us to turn the other cheek – simply meaning, do not aggravate
the conflict by violence or repulsive words, and Muhammad showed us a
way to mitigate conflicts and nurture goodwill, so all of us can live
without apprehension and fear of the other in a given society – a
hallmark of civil societies that both these men taught. Thanks to Pope
Francis for re-emphasizing the gospel teaching that may become the new
norm of religion; mercy.
In one sentence, please share about
your (or your religion/tradition’s) take on building civil societies
where we can learn to respect the otherness of others and accept the God
given uniqueness of each one of us.
America Together Foundation
Mike Ghouse is a speaker, thinker and a
writer on pluralism, politics, peace, Islam, Israel, India, interfaith, and cohesion at work
place. He is committed to building a Cohesive America and offers
pluralistic solutions on issues of the day at www.TheGhousediary.com. He believes in
Standing up for others
and has done that throughout his life as an activist. Mike has a presence on
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