First Meeting of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders

Seville, Spain
14th-17th December, 2003

album11Hospitality and the Hope of Human Flourishing – 1st Meeting of Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders
Seville, Spain, December 2003

The Elijah Interfaith Institute achieved a major success in international interfaith dialogue when it held the first Meeting of World Religious Leaders in Seville, Spain, between the 14th and 17th of December 2003.

More than forty religious leaders representing the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish and Muslim faiths from more than fifteen countries attended the event. The remarkable assemblage of world religious leaders provided a rare opportunity to forge relationships and embark on collaborative endeavours while providing a much-needed symbol of interfaith understanding.

True to the Elijah School’s commitment to joint study, the religious leaders shared the teachings, perspectives and wisdom of their particular religious traditions on the topic:

Religion, Democratic Society and the Other: Hostility, Hospitality and the Hope of Human Flourishing

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