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PUBLIC LECTURE: UWA Albany Skywest Lecture

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UWA Albany Skywest Lecture : The (mis)use of religion in justification of political violence: a comparative analysis Other events...
Professor Oliver Rafferty will look at religiously motivated violence and the attitude of religious authorities to them. As he examines the Crusades, the Church's attitude to political violence in Ireland and contemporary issues surrounding Islamic fundamentalist violence questions arise. Is the result of all this to undermine the role of religion as an instrument of peace in the world, and therefore to give ammunition to hostile non-believers who assert that religion in itself is fundamentally a cause of suffering in the world?
Speaker(s) Professor Oliver Rafferty
Location UWA Albany Centre, 35 Stirling Tce, Albany
Contact Paula Phillips <[email protected]> : 9842 0888
URL https://www.albany.uwa.edu.au
Start Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:30
End Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:30
Submitted by Paula Phillips <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 23 May 2012 15:09
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