Definitions for interfaithˈɪn tərˈfeɪθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ter•faithˈɪn tərˈfeɪθ(adj.)

  1. occurring between or involving persons belonging to different religions.

Origin of interfaith:

1965–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interfaith(adj)

    involving persons of different religious faiths

    "an interfaith marriage"; "interfaith good will"

Wiktionary

  1. interfaith(Adjective)

    Involving members of different religions.

    The interfaith service had Jews, Roman Catholics and Lutherans all in attendance.

Freebase

  1. Interfaith dialogue

    The term interfaith dialogue refers to cooperative, constructive and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs, at both the individual and institutional levels. It is distinct from syncretism or alternative religion, in that dialogue often involves promoting understanding between different religions or beliefs to increase acceptance of others, rather than to synthesize new beliefs. Some interfaith dialogues have more recently adopted the name interbelief dialogue, while other proponents have proposed the term interpath dialogue, to avoid implicitly excluding atheists, agnostics, humanists, and others with no religious faith but with ethical or philosophical beliefs, as well as to be more accurate concerning many world religions that do not place the same emphasis on "faith" as do some Western religions. Similarly, pluralistic rationalist groups have hosted public reasoning dialogues to transcend all worldviews, termed transbelief dialogue.

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