This article provides an historical introduction to Chiara Lubich and the Focolare Movement’s work in interreligious dialogue with special attention to the Christian-Hindu dialogue. It introduces the various personalities and encounters, but also the spirit which informs this unique experience of dialogue. It makes particular use of Chiara Lubich’s diary entries in which she recounts her own discovery of dialogue as “one of the most beautiful expressions of love”. It introduces the reader to the innovative and fruitful experience of the Christian-Hindu symposiums organized between Hindu scholars and scholars associated with the Focolare Movement.
"Christian-Hindu Dialogue and the Charism of Unity: An Introduction,"
Claritas: Journal of Dialogue and Culture: Vol. 8
, Article 7.
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/claritas/vol8/iss2/7