The Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding was founded in 1993 by an agreement between the Fondation pour L'Entente entre Chretiens et Musulmans, Geneva and Georgetown University to build stronger bridges of understanding between the Muslim world and the West as well as between Islam and Christianity.

The Center's mission is to improve relations between the Muslim world and the West and enhance understanding of Muslims in the West.

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    Editorial: Resurrecting the Jabidah Massacre
    March 19, 2018

    Feauting Khairudin Aljunied. What was the Jabidah Massacre? “Considered by many as the founding moment of Muslim separatism in Mindanao, the Jabidah massacre, which took place on Corregidor Island, involved the killing of Muslim trainees who were being prepared by the Philippine military in 1967 and 1968 to infiltrate and sabotage neighboring Sabah.”

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    Iran’s Cultural Cleavages And The Need For National Compromise
    March 12, 2018

    By Shireen Hunter. Popular demonstrations in Iran at the end of 2017 reflected economic and other grievances along with a growing frustration and impatience with the Islamic system’s shortcomings. However, the demonstrations also revealed deep cultural cleavages in Iranian society.

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    The Fate of Non-Muslims: Perspectives on Salvation Outside of Islam
    March 7, 2018

    By Jonathan Brown. What is the fate of non-Muslims after death? This essay lays out three different answers that Muslims have proposed regarding non-Muslims who have had the message of Islam reliably presented to them.

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    The Dismantling Of The Middle East State System
    February 22, 2018

    By Shireen Hunter. Following the end of World War II, Middle Eastern countries consolidated their state structures. By contrast, over the last two decades, those structures have largely been dismantled.

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    What Journalists get wrong about Islam
    February 6, 2018

    Featuring Jonathan Brown. A common parameter used in journalism to assess whether or not Islam is moderate is the absence or presence of Sharia.