Saudi inter-religious center warns against extremist views

Faisal Bin Muammar explained that all religions agree on preserving basic human rights, such as the right to life, safety and security, co-existence and tolerance. (File Photo: Reuters)

The Secretary-General of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Center for Inter-religious and Inter-cultural Dialogue has cautioned against extremist interpretations of religious teachings or political ideologies.

Faisal Bin Muammar said extremist views should be confronted with sound scientific and logical information regarding universal human values that all religions agree upon.

He explained that all religions agree on preserving basic human rights, such as the right to life, safety and security, co-existence and tolerance.

Bin Muammar added that no group or organization had the right to attack these rights.

This article appeared in the Saudi Gazette on June 1.
 

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