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February 7, 2008

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has said that U.K. law needs to continue to find accommodation with religious legal codes such as the Islamic system of Sharia if community cohesion and development are to be achieved.

Speaking to the British Broadcasting Corporation...

January 24, 2006

Photographs are available online at: http://www.anglicancommunion.org/acns/articles/40/75/acns4099.cfm

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams addressed the inaugural meeting of the Christian-Muslim Forum January 24, 2006. The full text follows:

Prime Minister, friends it's a very...

April 30, 2005

One of many interesting things about the study of the world’s religions is that it often leads to an invitation to examine one’s own religion closely, to critique it and, just as often, to appreciate it more fully.

Just as Anglican theology frequently is described as a balance of...

September 30, 2004

The deputy to the presiding bishop for ecumenical and interfaith relations told the 41st annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America in Chicago that courageous actions by Muslim leaders have helped to initiate new conversations between Episcopalians and Muslims.

Bishop...

December 1, 2003

Former Archbishop of Canterbury George L. Carey, now Lord Carey of Clifton, and his wife Eileen spent four days visiting the Episcopal community at Princeton University in New Jersey, preaching to a congregation of a thousand and lecturing on “Islam and the West: Challenges Facing the Human...

April 8, 2003

While American-led coalition forces continue their progress in the Iraq war, the reaction in parts of the Arab world point to a continuing problem of perceptions over the underlying purposes of the war.

An unflattering cartoon of US President George W. Bush, for example, appeared on...

September 10, 2002

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey was in New York as part of the observances of the first anniversary of the September 11th attacks in America. ENS deputy director Jan Nunley talked with Carey shortly after he arrived in New York.

ENS: What do you feel, in broad terms, was the...

June 14, 2002

Missouri Episcopal bishop George Wayne Smith led an interfaith defense of Islam and the Prophet Mohammed during a news conference June 12, called in response to an attack on Muslims by leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).

The Baptists were holding their national meeting in...

November 19, 1998

Scholars from East and West, joined by artists, dancers, musicians and theologians, as well as clergy and laity, met for a two-day conference on "Two Sacred Paths: Christianity and Islam, a Call for Understanding. " Over 1300 people crowded Washington National Cathedral November 6 on the...

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