Pondering Islam and its discontents

Pondering Islam and its discontents: “To put all this into a sound-bite, the church’s approach to interreligious dialogue is moving beyond the tea-and-cookies stage, where the point is simply to be polite to one another. Today a more balanced form of engagement is emerging, which promises more substantive, but also more potentially combustible, conversations.”

Another fine column from John Allen, the one writer who makes NCR worth reading.

Pondering Islam and its discontents