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November 24th, 2009

Interfaith Dialogue—Tradition of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Submitted by Rashid Jahangiri.

HMGA was perhaps the first Muslim to initiate Interfaith dialogue in modern times. Especially when Christian West and Muslim East started to interact in last couple of hundred years. He started Interfaith Dialogue in Qadian and then the famous occasion in Lahore in 1896 when he wrote ‘The teachings of Islam’.

In post 9/11/ era his tradition has gained some momentum. Muslims in general have started following HMGA’s one more tradition. Check this New York Times article:

3 Clergymen Tell How Differences of Faith Led to Friendship
Published: November 23, 2009

Note: Please read also this lengthy article in The Light, U.K., about Interfaith dialogue and the Ahmadiyya Movement’s role in it, from page 1 to 7.

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