A View from the Edge

Ingrid Mattson, the Face of American Islam

A little more than a year ago, in November 2011, Catholic and Muslim leaders from around the world convened in Jordan for the second forum hosted by A Common Word, an organization created in 2007 to promote interfaith engagement by highlighting similarities in the teachings of Christianity and Islam. While the inaugural forum had been held at the Vatican in 2008, this time the group met along the Jordan River,...

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Bethe Dufresne is a freelance writer living in Old Mystic, Connecticut.