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Document Greetings to Hindus on the occasion of Diwali 2017
Continuing the tradition of offering greetings to interreligious partners during festive seasons, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered greetings to Hindu religious partners on the occasion of Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Greetings to Hindus on the occasion of Diwali 2016
Continuing the tradition of offering greetings to interreligious partners during festive seasons, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered greetings to Hindu religious partners on the occasion of Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Called to Dialogue
Inter-religious and Intra-Christian Dialogue in Ecumenical Conversation - A Practical Guide.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document Diwali 2015
Greetings of peace and prosperity to Hindus on the occasion of Diwali.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Greetings to Hindus on the occasion of Diwali
Greetings from the WCC general secretray Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to Hindus on the occasion of Diwali.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Interfaith statement on climate change
The statement produced at the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change 2014, presented to the deputy-secretary general of the UN, Jan Eliasson. The Interfaith Summit on Climate Change was hosted by the WCC and Religions for Peace in New York.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Greetings of Peace from an inter-religious guest
Professor Ram Puniyani, a former professor of biomedical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, is chairperson of the Centre for the Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai, India.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Messages and greetings to the WCC 10th Assembly
Document Christian Self-Understanding in Relation to Hindu Religion
A consultation with the participation of thirty persons from most of the major traditions of the Christian church met at the Ecumenical Institute, Bossey, Switzerland, from the 12-15 October 2011 under the auspices of the World Council of Churches to explore the issues of Christian self-understanding in relation to their Hindu neighbours and to Hinduism as a religious tradition.
Located in Resources / / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation / Christian identity in pluralistic societies
Document Kirchentag
Keynote lecture by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement article on Interfaith Dialogue
The following article is the entry on Interfaith Dialogue (Dialogue, Interfaith) from the revised edition of the Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement published jointly by the World Council of Churches and the Wm. Eerdmans in 2002.
Located in Resources / / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation / Interreligious trust and respect