"As Muslims and in obedience to the Holy Quran, we ask Christians to come together with us on the common essentials of our two religions," the letter says. "Let this common ground be the basis of all future interfaith dialogue between us."
Noting that Christians and Muslims make up an estimated 55 percent of the world population, the scholars conclude that improving relations is the best way to bring peace to the world.
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You can read a reaction to the letter here.
You can read the actual letter here.
-Having read the article, do you think this will bring about peace?
-Biblically speaking, do you think this is the best way to bring peace to the world?
-Do you think it is okay for Christians & Muslims to come together to make the world a better place? Should it matter on what issues they come together on?
-Overall, how does this sit with you?
-If you are a Christian, what part should being at peace with all men play in your world view?