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Voices of Faith: How Can People of Faith Be Good Examples for Peace? 7 April , 2011

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Serving Others Brings Peace

A.M. Bhattacharyya, an active member of Hindu Community: People endowed with the power of faith have all the stimulus for peace. As a Hindu I believe that the core teachings of all religions are virtues like purity, nonviolence, honesty, compassion, forgiveness, kindness, selflessness, charity and love, which translate into peace.

To be a good example of peace a person of faith must refrain from making any derogatory comment about another faith. Such comment not only shows the person’s ignorance about another faith, it also hurts the sentiments of the people of that faith, which is not conducive for religious harmony and peace in the community. Faith leaders should encourage interfaith dialogues, interfaith seminars and meetings to create understanding and reverence for different faith traditions

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One Response to “Voices of Faith: How Can People of Faith Be Good Examples for Peace?”

  1. Obi Peter Says:

    Also, other good examples include equity, justice and placing other people first in any situation; its shows more love and appreciated to do this.

    Obi


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