Unity through Diversity: Religion As A Unifier Rather Than A Divider

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This paper is an effort to demonstrate how the three major religions of the world, namely Judaism, Christianity and Islam have more in common than most people realize. This commonality must be constructively used by the world leaders(political, academic, religious, etc.) to unite rather than divide people around the globe.

Keywords: Religion, Unity, Diversity
Stream: Globalisation
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
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Dr. Vida Davoudi

Professor, Political Science, Kingwood College
Kingwood, Texas, USA

I was born in Iran, was the youngest member of Iranian parliament before the Religious revolution in 1979. Have a bachelor Degree from American University of Beirut, Masters and Ph.D from Southern Illinois University .I have been teaching at Kingwood collegeas full time professor since 1989. Winner of Teaching Excellence Award, Daughter of American Revolution Award and was recently selected by United States Institute of Peace to engage in promoting peace and Security within community college system. I am very much interested in promoting world peace through bringing about greater understanding between the major world religions through constructive dialogue. I am a freequent speaker at different community events .I am U.S. citizen.

Ref: H08P0157