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Common Values, Differing Faiths: A Muslim Marries an Evangelical 19 July , 2012

Filed under: News,Video — Nele @ 10:40 am
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More than two-thirds of evangelicals in America share the same religion as their spouse, according to a 2007 survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Not Frank Fredericks, founder of World Faith. Last month, Fredericks, a non-denominational evangelical, married Medina del Castillo, a Muslim, in an interfaith ceremony. While both families embrace the union, Fredericks says that not all of his extended family were necessarily supportive of a Christian marrying a Muslim. And for her part, del Castillo says that when she first started dating Fredericks, she held a pre-conceived notion of evangelicals as zealots fixated on converting the masses. “So I think it’s been a very nice learning experience,” she says. “I think that will continue in our marriage.”

Watch the video: http://www.odysseynetworks.org/video/common-values-differing-faiths-a-muslim-marries-an-evangelical

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