In October 2007, an “Open Letter” was sent from Muslim religious leaders to Christian leaders inviting them to come to “A Common Word” between them about the primacy of loving God and loving one’s neighbour. The document was originally signed by 138 […]
This article was written by Chris Hewer as a contribution to the two-volumeposthumous book to mark the contribution of Prof. David Kerr, the Founder-Director of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations in Selly Oak, Birmingham (World Christianity in Muslim Encounter:
In 2007 Chris Hewer was invited to give a paper to the Catholic Theological Association at its annual meeting in Leuven, Belgium, on theological issues in Christian-Muslim dialogue, which was subsequently published in New Blackfriars, vol. 89, no. 1021, May 2008. Click
The Church of Ireland held a national in-service training day in Dublin in 2006 at which Chris Hewer spoke and later contributed the following paper to the Church of Ireland Journal, June 2006. It serves as a useful first introduction to Islam.
Let me set you a challenge: how would you put together ten sessions to help secular people with no concept of what religion entails to understand Christianity? Where would you start? Let’s add to the question: what if the people followed their