Saudi Arabia's top clerics have given him the green light to the idea — crucial backing in a society which expects decisions taken by its rulers to adhere to Islam's tenets. read more.
"Culture and the Respect of Religions."
Replacing 'perception of Religious Divide', with Peace.
Religious understanding and acceptance has always been a direction of a higher path... Today's multiculturalism has not only impacted and joined us geographically; it has joined our families in worship…
Saudi King Abdullah is (once again) on the right track…
His call is significant and could add weight to sporadic efforts at dialogue among religious leaders in recent years... #
Note: Clip (below) Interesting (until it slips into Media division; half-way through!)
Saudi king calls for dialogue among different religions.Wiki highlights today’s Old City of Jerusalem, as home to several sites of key religious importance: The Temple Mount and its Western Wall for Jews, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for Christians, and the Dome of the Rock and the al-Aqsa Mosque for Muslims.
"The idea is to ask representatives of all monotheistic religions to sit together with their brothers in faith and sincerity to all religions as we all believe in the same God," the king told delegates Monday night at a seminar on "Culture and the Respect of Religions." #
UPDATE This socio-political system leads nowhere! VIDEO!
Nothing is healed inside of a vacuum, and nothing is healed within a perception of division...And considering that radicalized militancy preys upon religious divide as a recruitment tool, this was a logical first step...