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Freedom & Religion in the Twenty First Century: A Panel Discussion
Start Date: 11/15/2013Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Date: 11/15/2013End Time: 2:30 PM

Event Description:

Freedom & Religion in the Twenty First Century: A Panel Discussion
Location: Sawyer 429

 Is religious freedom possible in a democratic society? How do religion and politics intersect? How did religious freedom emerge in America, and what are the possibilities for religious freedom in the Middle East?  Find out in this discussion among scholars of religion, freedom, and orthodoxy.

Panelists:
Anouar Majid, University of New England, is the author of Freedom & Orthodoxy, and A Call for Heresy:  Why Dissent is Vital to Islam and America.  Cornell West calls him “a towering Islamic intellectual";

George Kamel was
born in Egypt and moved to the United States in 2000.  He is a financial planner and a volunteer pastor with the Community Christian Fellowship (CCF) and leads the CCF Arabic ministries;

Ayal Jamal al-Din, Shi-ite cleric from Iraq, Founder of Iraq's Ahrar party;

Robert Allison, Suffolk University, teaches American Constitutional history and the ideas of the American Revolution. 

Sponsored by the Department of History

Contact Information:
Email: cmartin@suffolk.edu
Intended Audience:
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Sponsor(s):
  • College of Arts & Sciences

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