events

Faith & Democracy: A Panel Discussion

Mohammad Fadel - University of Toronto
Robert Gregg - Stanford University
Rebecca Lyman - University of California, Berkeley
Richard Madsen - University of California, San Diego
Steve Weitzman - Stanford University

Free and open to the public.

The panel will focus on the historical, philosophical, theological, jurisprudential links between democracy and Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism. The event is part of the Abbasi Program’s 2011-12 “We the People: Islam and U.S. Politics” Event Series, which focuses on the ever-changing place of Islam and Muslims in contemporary American political discourse and its potential role for the future of American democracy, society and culture. Bringing together academics, artists and public intellectuals, the series provides a forum for deep, critical conversations about America as much as about Muslims and Islam in America.

Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center.

Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
Department of Religious Studies
Stanford Humanities Center
Jewish Studies-Middle East Fund