Why Interfaith is the Right Platform for the Best Religious Education?

Posted by Daniel Smith on June 28th, 2017

Interfaith, which is a new faith tradition that respects and embraces the major world’s different religious into an interconnect understanding of the oneness, which we all a part. Given the presents of religious superiority that denies the acceptance of other religions, the true miracle of our time is the growing embracing of the interconnectedness of faith found in Interfaith. However, that embracing must go beyond tolerance and be a deep understanding of each other’s faith. Interfaith is a platform to create a means to initiate mutual dialogue between and among different religions, but it is much more. It uplifts the idea of mutual respect for and understanding of different belief systems with enthusiasm. It is an ongoing search for what we have in common and how we can and must truly consider ourselves as sisters and brothers of each other.

Interfaith does not seek anyone to give up his/her own religion but only to consider each of us sons and daughters of our oneness. It is a path that, if one chooses to follow, allows you to assimilate different traditions, cultures and rituals while also embracing one’s own traditions. Interfaith, as the name suggests, is a unique approach to spiritual learning and fulfillment that (1) is not dedicated to any particular system of traditions, (2) is openly embracing of many religious systems at once, and (3) is creating a new path to spiritual learning that is based on the common spiritual wisdom that is found in all the great world religions.  

When you search for the best interfaith education, you will come across several interfaith seminary programs and academies that award the title of “Interfaith Minister” to their graduates. From the time it all began a few decades ago, Interfaith has now developed into a faith tradition that stresses harmony while embraced richness of diversity. Interfaith Ministers provide non-judgmental and holistic spiritual support to those who desire to be a part of this community. For one seminary / academy – the International Academy for Interfaith Studies – training is not restricted to those of faith but is taught in a more traditional objective approach to education. Regardless of a person’s faith and even lack of faith, every trainee is given equal importance and attention.

The study program

This academy has a well well-designed educational program that stresses comparative religion, philosophy as it relates to religion, and practical skills important in being an Interfaith Minister. People, who have an internet connection, can utilize this Academy’s online learning programs or they can come to one of the most diverse communities in the world – Hawaii – to receive their training face to face to become interfaith ministers. They can even choose to mix online with face-to-face training. If you believe the best religious education comes from developing the heart with the mind, the International Interfaith for Interfaith Studies is the platform for you.

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