Anthony Judge: Reconciling Symbols of Islam, Judaism and Christianity – Catalytic methodology for effective interfaith dialogue

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Anthony Judge

Reconciling Symbols of Islam, Judaism and Christianity

Catalytic methodology for effective interfaith dialogue

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Introduction
Interrelating religious symbols from a two-dimensional perspective
Simple pattern interrelating Islamic pentagonal stars and Star of David from a 3D perspective
Alternative simple pattern interrelating Islamic pentagonal stars and Star of David from a 3D perspective
Elaboration of 3D model using 2 Stars of David and 12 Islamic pentagons — potentially rotating
Elaboration of 3D model using 2 Islamic pentagons and 10 Stars of David — potentially rotating
Combination of both alternative configurations in a single model with greater potential dynamics
Embodied and emergent symbols: Christian cross, rose windows, mandalas and Wu Xing?
Configurations of symbols within a sphere and implications of higher dimensionality
Perspectives, insights and “visions” in relation to configurations of symbols
Model design inadequacies and future possibilities
References