Gizmodo: How Ancient Religious Texts Went Digital. “Digitizing sacred texts, while sometimes viewed as a scandalous endeavor, is one that expands information beyond just an inner circle of scholars and the faithful. Justin Parrott, a research fellow at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, just finished his masters of research in Islamic studies last year using the search engines to analyze a particular idea across a whole genre of Islamic texts.”
PR Newswire: KAICIID Launches Global Database of Knowledge on Interreligious Dialogue (PRESS RELEASE)
PR Newswire: KAICIID Launches Global Database of Knowledge on Interreligious Dialogue (PRESS RELEASE). “The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) today launched an online database of resources, publications, and contact directories on interreligious dialogue. The ‘Dialogue Knowledge Hub’ is intended to be a resource for leaders of religious communities, policymakers, researchers, teachers, journalists, students, and anyone seeking to promote interreligious dialogue (IRD) in their communities. The database also provides compelling evidence of the positive contribution of interreligious dialogue to achieving development goals.” If you’re interested in learning more about interreligious dialogue (also known as interfaith dialogue) there’s a good overview here.