Does religion do more harm than good?

Herschel Building, Newcastle University,, Newcastle upon Tyne, London, United Kingdom

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 17:30 to 19:00

The finger is often pointed at religion as the source of many conflicts, but is this really the case? Does the pursuit of religious freedom for some always necessitate restrictions on others? How do we balance religious freedom with fairness and equality for all?

Speakers include: 

  • David Aaronovitch (Journalist, author and broadcaster)  
  • Professor Tina Beattie (Professor of Catholic Studies, University of Roehampton)
  • Professor Ian Reader (Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester)
  • Dr Malise Ruthven  (Author, Islam in the World and Fundamentalism: The Search for Meaning)

 

Country: 
United Kingdom
Regions: 
London
Address: 
Herschel Building, Newcastle University,, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Status: 
Confirmed