The Letter of 138 Muslim Scholars to the Pope and Christian Leaders

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Fr. Tom Michel for UCAN (United Catholic Asian News)

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Joint Muslim-Evangelical Christian Endorsement of A Common Word in Libya

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Archbishop Yeznik Petrosyan, General Secretary For Inter Church Relations on behalf of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

A Response on Behalf of the Uniting Church in Australia

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response by the Church in Wales

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from the OASIS group, Italy

    The first seminar of the Catholic-Muslim Forum belongs to a long line of meetings that have been promoted above all since the Declaration of the Second Vatican Council Nostra Aetate, a point of reference for inter-religious dialogue. The visit of John Paul II to the mosque of Damascus and the visit of prayer of Benedict XVI to the Blue Mosque …

Response from His Holiness 
Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and all Russia

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from the Methodist Mission and Ecumenical, New Zealand

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from His Beatitude Chrisostomos, Archbishop of Cyprus

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from the OASIS Group, Italy

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

An Ecumenical Response to “A Common Word Between Us and You”

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response to ‘A Common Word Between Us’ by the Episcopal Commission for Interfaith Dialogue

As the Episcopal Commission for Interfaith Dialogue of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, we acknowledge with great interest and hope the Open Letter entitled “A Common Word Between Us and You”, issued in late 2007 by 138 prominent Muslim leaders and scholars from around the world and which was addressed to Pope Benedict XVI and other heads of Christian …

Response to ‘A Common Word Between Us’ by the Episcopal Commission for Interfaith Dialogue

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

The World Community for Christian Meditation

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from The Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

GodVoter.org Responds To "A Common Word" From Muslims

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Arab Orthodox Patriarchs Endorse A Common Word in the Final Communique of the Third International Conference of "Coexistence and Peace Making"

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Daniel Madigan SJ, the Vatican's Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Columbia Theological Seminary

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response to A Common Word from Building Bridges, Cambridge

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

West Yorksire Church Leaders’ Statement of Support for Islamic Scholars’ Report

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Metropolitan Mykhayil Javchak the Archbishop of New York

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from the leaders in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Comment by Karen P. Hughes

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Leith Anderson on Why He Signed Letter of the 300

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)- Britain Yearly Meeting

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's Statement

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

The Response of the Mennonite Church to A Common Word

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Between Us and Them

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Joint Communique of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Chief Rabbis of Israel

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Cardinal Pell: Prospects for Peace and Rumours of war: Religion and Democracy in the Years Ahead

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Prof. Karen Armstrong

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from H.E. Cardinal Angelo Scola

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Prof. Kenneth Vaux

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Dr Paul D. Murray

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Dr Paul D. Murray

Shaped by the past, creating the future The Centre for Catholic Studies A Common Word Between Us and You A Common Word Between Us and You does not assume to be either the first word or the last word in constructive exchange and cooperation between Muslims and Christians.  Rather, its significance lies in its recalling each to the respective word that is both …

Statement by Hazel Blears

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Religion Should Not Be Used for Hate, says Pope

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Prof. John Esposito

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Prof. Dr. Christian Troll, S.J.

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Cardinal Praises Muslims for "Eloquent" Letter

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

A Truly Historic Event

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Abbot Mark Serna, O.S.B.

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Personal Response From The BWA President To Letter From Muslim Scholars

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Iain Torrance

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Clifton Kirkpatrick

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from World Alliance of Reformed Churches

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

NCC Execs Welcome Muslim Leaders' Letter

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

The USCCB response to "A Common Word"

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Response from Bishop Rev. Mark S. Hanson

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Loving God and Neighbor Together: A Christian Response to A Common Word between Us and You

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL SCHOLARS RESPOND TO "A COMMON WORD BETWEEN US AND YOU"

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Muslim Leaders Write to Pope, Cardinal Tauran Calls Letter a "Very Encouraging Sign"

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …

Radio Vatican Interview With Cardinal Tauran

On Oct. 13, 2007, 138 Muslim leaders signed “A Common Word Between Us and You,” a document stating that Christians and Muslims share two great commandments — love of God and love of neighbor — and should work for peace together. Now 10 years later, the influence of the document continues through the projects and relationships it inspired, but experts …