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Circle 6: Children of Abraham


Implemented on 11/10/2023



Members


Habib Husein Ja'far Al-Hadar

Muslim Preacher and Author from Jakarta, Indonesia


 

Rabbi Sjimon Rene den Hollander

Rabbi and Adjunct Professor at City University of New York, United States


 

Rev. Fr. Antonio Quenser Do Balino Do Carmo

Reverend Father and Lecturer at ISFIT, Dili, Timor-Leste



Project Report

 

[For Public] 6th Circle Report
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Conclusion of the Journey

 

In the conclusion of the 6th circle of the 1000 Abrahamic Circles, it is evident that Circle 6 deviates from the other 5 circles in a notable manner. For example, contrary to Circle 1, where the transformation of an anti-Semitic circle member was highlighted, the focus in Circle 6 shifts to the absence of anti-Semitic, Islamophobic, or anti-Christian sentiments among its participants. Remarkably, the religious leaders involved can be characterized as being half-tolerant, revealing a nuanced perspective on their capacity for mutual understanding.


The unique aspect of the 6th circle lies in its divergence from explicit prejudice. However, it is crucial to recognize that this tolerance is not absolute. The challenge lies in achieving genuine personal bonds and mutual respect, a feat that cannot be accomplished within the confines of a single-day conference. The three-week duration of the program emerges as optimal, providing the necessary time for participants to overcome initial barriers and foster meaningful connections.


While participants are presently devoid of overt biases, the specter of selfish tendencies looms. The potential for the emergence of anti-movements remains a concern. The 1000 Abrahamic Circles program, both directly and indirectly, serves as a preventative measure against the development of anti-Semitic, Islamophobic, or anti-Christian sentiments. The program's impact extends beyond the immediate participants, as they are poised to share their transformative experiences with their congregations, thereby fortifying a collective commitment to preventing similar divisive situations.


In conclusion, the 1000 Abrahamic Circle Project emerges as a promising initiative with the potential to instigate genuine change and foster peace globally.


By addressing and mitigating latent biases, the program sets the stage for a more harmonious coexistence, laying the groundwork for a future marked by understanding, respect, and collaboration among diverse religious communities.


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