Alas, this exercise in the promotion of mutual understanding
between Christians and Muslims got off to a rough start when friends of the university discovered that half the money for the Chair will be put up by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), a Virginia-based agency that was cited as an un-indicted co-conspirator in the trial of Sami al-Arian, an Islamist activist, who served a 57-month prison sentence in the United States for conspiring to channel funds to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), a designated terrorist group in the United States and Canada.
As a result, LSTC will remain a leading seminary in preparing students for ministry in an interfaith context and in providing educational and cultural opportunities that will bring Christians and Muslims together in a common commitment to mutual understanding
and respect that promotes peace and justice in the world.
The foreign minister said the two countries were able to deepen mutual understanding
and cooperation through the many cultural exchange events held this year in commemoration of 40 years since normalizing diplomatic ties.
would be further enhanced by professional military education (PME), cultural exchanges, and senior level interaction between air forces.
Whether that integrative act takes place at the strategic or the tactical level, the communicator's calling is to do just that--make sense of the divergent, clarify that which is unclear, and bring about mutual understanding
It's important to emphasize both members of the creative process team--agency and client--because the mutual understanding
of the role of advertising and marketing communications in achieving objectives is essential.
Having the unique opportunity to share stories and music with people in other countries is a life-changing experience and deepens our mutual understanding
In addition, headway was made in developing a mutual understanding
on reality television which could lead to future gains for writers.
They embraced, wept and prayed together in mutual understanding
People-to-people contact between China and the United States is important for increasing mutual understanding
, fostering friendship and expanding bilateral relations," says Yang Jiechi, ambassador of China to the United States.
The resolution against terrorism was adopted unanimously and work went on in an atmosphere of mutual understanding
Within that circle, there is some hope that issues can be considered, concerns can be shared, and mutual understanding
of what went wrong and what is needed to repair that relationship can be explored.