Lutheran School of Theology Center of Christian-Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice

For many years LSTC has used Chicago’s many cultures and various faiths to teach students how to witness to God’s love in Christ Jesus while understanding and respecting the faiths of Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and neighbors from other faith traditions. The seminary has long been teaching courses on Jewish contributions to Christian thought and since 1991 has offered courses on Islam and Christian-Muslim relations. Over the years, LSTC has been privileged to welcome Muslims…

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SWIFT: South West Interfaith Team

The mission of SWIFT is to promote dialogue among the Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious communities and to work together on common community projects. The hope is that the efforts of SWIFT will promote mutual respect and will build understanding among those religious communities. Membership of SWIFT is made up of Christian Churches, Jewish synagogues and Muslim mosques. SWIFT is made up of groups centered around but not restricted to the South-West suburbs of Chicago,…

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