There’s a long-standing rule that two things you never talk about in polite circles are religion and politics.

On Monday night,a meeting of “Muslims and Christians United” broke that first rule.

More than 100 people attended the interfaith event, held at the Muslim Association of the Lehigh Valley in Whitehall Township, to better understand how the two faiths could share their spiritual quests, despite many differences.

The event entitled “What’s it Like to be Christian in America,” came after last month the group examined the Islamic faith in America.

Six members of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Bethlehem discussed their thoughts about Christianity by telling their personal stories about how they came to their faith.

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