Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

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church interfaith publications

How should Christians relate to those of other faiths? Explore this range of publications available on interfaith related matters produced by the churches. Some can be downloaded whilst others can be purchased from the Churches concerned:

Anglican Communion

Generous LoveGenerous Love:
An Anglican Theology of Inter Faith Relations
link to external website

Church of England

Presence and Engagement websitePresence and Engagement link to external website is the Church of England's national programme equipping Christians for mission and ministry in our multi faith society. It began as a national listening exercise leading to a report which was discussed at the Church of England's General Synod in 2006. A key resource is a growing network of Diocesan Inter Faith Relations Advisers.

The website aims to bring together resources for clergy, congregations, chaplaincies and schools who want to follow Jesus in loving their neighbours of different faiths. Presence and Engagement has been complemented by Near Neighbours link to external website, a government-funded initiative managed by the Church Urban Fund link to external website.

The website includes a number of interfaith publications link to external website:

Sharing One Hope - This publication from 2001 on the Church of England and Christian-Jewish Relations is still available on the Anglican Communion website link to external website

Church of Ireland

Guidelines for interfaith events and dialogueGuidelines for Interfaith Events and Dialogue link to external website

Contextual Theology Centre

The Living with other faiths resource pack provides materials which can be used flexibly - for study evenings and days, and for longer courses, helping churches in different kinds of contexts to minister faithfully, sensitively and effectively in our multi-religious society.

The pack is designed to help you:

Living with other faithsLiving with other faiths
PDF link to external website
Word link to external website

Contextual Theology Centre link to external website

Methodist Church

The Methodist Church Interfaith resources web page link to external website lists a number of Methodist publications as well as some published by other churches/organisations, including May I Call You Friend, Faith Meeting Faith and the booklet Dialogue and Evangelism among people of other faiths (some are available to download in PDF format).

May I Call You FriendFaith Meeting Faith

Porvoo Communion

A communion of churches that have signed an agreement to "share a common life in mission and service". These churches are either Anglican or Lutheran.
Porvoo Communion website link to external website

Porvoo CommunionGuidelines for Inter Faith Encounter in the Churches of the Porvoo Communion (Doc) link to external website

Scottish Episcopal Church

Interfaith EncounterThe Inter-Faith Encounter link to external website



Inter-religious publications
Above Us and Between Us
Above Us and Between Us Background to the letter A Common Word, offering commentary on the issues that lie behind it and suggestions for further reading and activity.
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