Rev. Dr. Ishmael Noko
General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation and Convenor of the Inter-Faith Action for Peace in Africa
As its General Secretary, Ishmael Noko is the world leader of a historic Protestant denomination and thus in effect the CEO of a major international organization with great political responsibilities. He is the first African to hold this position; as convener of the important new initiative Inter-Faith Action for Peace in Africa he brings a profound understanding of the multi-religious African continent and is a key voice of Christian leadership. More...
"The goal in inter-faith dialogue is not unity, but a relationship in which substantive differences in beliefs and values can be shared, without feeling the need to reject or devalue the viewpoints of those of other faiths."