Music 4 Dialogue

Would you like to learn to play or sing eastern music? Our music classes are open to anyone who can play an instrument or sing at any level.We will be teaching and playing traditional Turkish music as well as Greek, Armenian, Jewish, Christian, Sufi, Kurdish, Arabic, Romanian, Azerbaijan and adding...

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Ramadan Experience Iftar Dinners

Dialogue Institute is proud to share its 2016 Ramadan Experience dinners in conjunction with Churches, Synagogues, and Bahai Temple. A Ramadan Experience brings individuals from different religious and cultural communities together to learn about the significance of the month of Ramadan in Islam, engage in friendly table conversation, and break-fast...

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Fethullah Gulen’s Statement on Orlando Shooting

I am shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific attack that took place in Orlando, the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. I unequivocally condemn this hate-driven terrorist attack and I share my revolt and disgust with billions of people around the world. Media reports stated that the attacker...

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We condemn the horrifying mass shooting in Florida!

June 12, 2016 – We condemn the horrifying mass shooting in Florida this morning that left more than 50 dead and injured many more. This act of terror is an attack on our common humanity and values. It is more important than ever to stand in solidarity against violence, hate, and...

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Fethullah Gulen Condemns Brussels Terrorist Attacks

NEW YORK, March 24, 2016 – I strongly condemn the brutal terrorist attacks at the Brussels International Airport and Metro station on March 22 that resulted in the deaths of more than 30 people and the injuries of hundreds. Regardless of the perpetrators and their stated purposes, every terrorist attack is a...

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Jesus in Islam by Dr.Zeki Saritoprak

Dialogue Institute and University of the Incarnate Word Department of Religious Studies were hosted a lecture and book signing by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak on February 1, 2016. Dr. Saritoprak’s address examined the place of Jesus in the Qu’ran and Hadiths. He delved into the Islamic theological perspective, including classical and contemporary theologians’...

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Regional Advisory Board Meeting held in Oklahoma City

Dialogue Institute held its annual Regional Advisory Committee Meeting in Oklahoma City on January 9, 2016. More than 60 members from many cities where Dialogue Institute serves participate in this yearly effort to explore how to advance dialogue, mutual understanding, peace and respect in our societies. The event had a...

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Dialogue Matters: Journey of Hope

Journey of Hope * Journey “storytellers” come from all walks of life and represent the full spectrum and diversity of faith, color, and economic situation. They are real people who know first-hand the aftermath of the insanity and horror of murder. They recount their tragedies and their struggles to heal...

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Dialogue Matters: 150 Years Later, Are We Still Fighting The Civil War?

We had an incredible journey through the history with Dr. Larry Hufford on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Dr.Hufford addressed the question 150 years later, are we still fighting the civil war?  He briefly explained the American Civil War and compared it with the current developments. An important topic and discussion...

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