Inter-religious dialogue is expected to increasingly take on the form of online creative conversations that rely on digital data and documents. The first part of this paper is about the current symbolic obstacles on the road to cultural and religious intercomprehension in this context: mainly the incompatibility and the cultural biases of classification systems. To overcome these obstacles (and some others), I propose the use of IEML (the Information Economy MetaLanguage), a computable language specially suited for the online intercultural dialogue that I developed at the Canada Research Chair in collective intelligence at the University of Ottawa. The second and main part of this paper presents some examples of the application of basic IEML categories to the religious domain.
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