Cross religious misunderstanding or a clash between civilisations in Australia

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Ata, Abe. (2004). Cross religious misunderstanding or a clash between civilisations in Australia. Current Dialogue. 44, pp. 35 - 42.
AuthorsAta, Abe
Abstract

Australia displays an outstanding record, perhaps beyond any other multicultural society, in displaying tolerance and in accommodating an incredibly diverse population.
As the Australian community continues to look for ways to mount an inclusive action on behalf of the common good, it takes time to appreciate all the diversities and discover common values between the two groups. Clearly the cultural and historical differences between Christian and Muslim communities in our society are too wide to make a complete reconciliation, but, given the alternatives, a creative dialogue must continue. Just like mixed marriages, certain differences between the two faiths may be identified, without being fully reconciled. A starting point towards this end is identifying misconceptions, misgivings and the roots of grievances.

Year2004
JournalCurrent Dialogue
Journal citation44, pp. 35 - 42
PublisherWorld Council of Churches
ISSN1024-0209
Page range35 - 42
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Place of publicationGeneva, Switzerland
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