interfaith

[in-ter-feyth]

Origin of interfaith

First recorded in 1965–70; inter- + faith
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Examples from the Web for interfaith

Contemporary Examples of interfaith

  • One is increasing the interfaith work that many in our community employ in hopes of reaching more people of other faiths.

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    Why Muslims Hate Terrorism More

    Dean Obeidallah

    August 12, 2014

  • She strongly denied the assertion of some on the right that interfaith panel wants any mention of Islam removed from the exhibit.

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    The 9/11 Museum’s Muslim Problem

    Dean Obeidallah

    April 29, 2014

  • Healthcare, hunger, homelessness, prison re-entry, and interfaith dialogue are all key areas plus more.

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    Are We Ready for a Muslim Pres?

    Dean Obeidallah

    February 20, 2014

  • Or the time she participated in an interfaith prayer service on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

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    Can Nadia Bolz-Weber Resurrect Liberal Christianity?

    Jonathan D. Fitzgerald

    November 24, 2013

  • The priest, a big promoter of interfaith dialogue in Syria, was cheered upon his arrival in Raqqa.

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    Killing the Peacemaker

    Jamie Dettmer

    August 15, 2013

Historical Examples of interfaith

  • A similar ban or check on interfaith, which often means international, marriages is found among sectarian immigrant groups.

    A Stake in the Land

    Peter Alexander Speek


British Dictionary definitions for interfaith

interfaith

adjective
  1. relating to, between, or involving different religionsto forward interfaith relations
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Word Origin and History for interfaith
adj.

1921, from inter- + faith.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper