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Carla Hinton: Oklahoma interfaith dinner program to resume

The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will offer the Amazing Faiths program, which brings together people of different faiths for a meal and dialogue, on Nov. 1.
by Carla Hinton Modified: October 12, 2012 at 12:20 am •  Published: October 13, 2012

He said the dinner groups that meet on Nov. 1 are going to be encouraged to meet again in February.

I attended one of the first Amazing Faiths dinners in 2008 in northwest Oklahoma City and met other Christians as well as Jews and Muslims. The meal was delicious and the discussion, led by a trained facilitator, was illuminating.

I'd like to think that my dinner partners and I got to know each other beyond the boundaries of polite conversation and faith.

Singh said that is the idea.

Sharing a meal together is one of the best ways to get to know someone. Through Amazing Faiths, it also is a good way to learn about your neighbors whose faith is different from your own.

by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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