A new kind of education — a humanitarian one — is needed to stand against the current challenges of violence and extremism, HRH Prince Hassan said on Tuesday.
“... Education is important to preserve humans and their dignity,” the prince said at a colloquium session on “Meeting the Current Challenges through Education”. more
As a man of peace, Pope Francis’ upcoming visit is expected to empower Jordan as “the guiding star” of the Middle East and the entire world, according to officials from the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS). more
Religious extremism is exception, not norm
As long as there is no equality between humans, it will be impossible to put an end to extremism, HRH Prince Hassan said on Monday. more
In a bid to take the Jordanian model of coexistence and interfaith harmony to the next level, the Royal Institute of Interfaith Studies officials (RIIFS) and other stakeholders implemented a full-fledged programme last month.
The activities were designed to serve two purposes: promoting Jordan’s interfaith and coexistence model and marking the February 1-7 World Interfaith Harmony Week, a global event proposed by Jordan that won the approval of the international community through the UN General Assembly. more
Pope’s visit comes at ‘right time to right place’
Religious extremism is exception, not norm in all faiths — Prince Hassan
‘Advanced’ nationwide interfaith programme concludes
Abu Jaber resigns as director of RIIFS
A Group of St. Olaf University Visits RIIFS
Abu Jaber, Bielefeldt discuss religious freedoms in Jordan
'Islamic Fundamentalism' in Cross-Cultural Perspective
RIIFS Receives an Award of Excellence from the Doha Center
A Spiritual Chants Concert
‘Voices of reason in a troubled world’ - New article by Professor Kamel Abu Jaber.
Inter-faith institute embarks on project to promote Amman Message
RIIFS Receives an Award for Remarkable Contribution to the Youth Work
Religion and Society in the Middle East
Arab Christians and the Islamic-Christian Coexistence
Human and Religious Values Shared by Christians and Muslims for a Common Education
The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) was established in 1994 in Amman, Jordan, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal. RIIFS is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides a venue for the interdisciplinary study of intercultural and interreligious issues with the aim of defusing tensions and promoting peace, regionally and globally... more
The term interfaith dialogue refers to cooperative, constructive and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions (i.e., "faiths") and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs, at both the individual and institutional levels. more