The First Round of Dialogues Between Muslims and Evangelical Churches

“The first round of dialogues between Muslims and Evangelical Churches” was held from 26 -30 May, 2012, in Tehran-Iran. The conference was organised by the Center for Interreligous Dialogue (CID) of the Islamic Culture and Relation Organizations (ICRO) in cooperation with the Fellowship of the Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC) and with the participation of Muslim – Christian representatives from Middle East. The conference was attended by the Rev. Haroutune Selimian, the President of the Armenian Evangelical Community in Syria.

During the period of 26 -30 May, 2012, Muslim and Christian scholars in “The first round of Dialogue between the Muslims and Evangelical Churches” discussed Jerusalem al- Quds and how it can be made easily accessible as a place of worship once again, because Jerusalem al-Quds a place of worship for all three major Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Other experts talked of good relations and the trust between Muslims and Christians before Israeli occupation of Jerusalem al-Quds.

Other prominent Christian figures believed that it was the duty of Christians to free Jerusalem-al Quds. Continuously, the strong relationship of Christian-Islam mutual relations inspire hope for the Christian minority that lives in Persia and elsewhere to be safe and peaceful on the principles of the brotherly love upon the basis of the principle of co-existence.