In the following commentary, Larry Hufford, a professor of International Relations at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, and a past president of the World Council on Curriculum and Instruction, says that his experience of the 9/11 led him to make a personal commitment to work for interfaith dialogue and understanding.
He says that now is the time for Americans to move beyond bitterness and anger and begin the project of healing the world.
By Larry Hufford
On Sept. 11, 2001, I was in Madrid, Spain, attending an international education conference. Participants came from over 50 countries and represented every major religion of the world.