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Book Discussion on The Future of Faith
Renowned theologian Harvey Cox talked about his book The Future of Faith (HarperOne (September 10, 2009). The book was published on the date of his retirement from Harvard Divinity School, where he had taught since 1965. In the book he analyzes how he believes Christian beliefs and dogma appear to be inspiring grassroots movements in social justice. He also explores the historical evolution of religion and its cultural importance in America. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The Reverend Timothy Hart-Andersen moderated.321 views
The Westminster Town Hall Forum, which was broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio, was held at noon CT on Thursday, November 4, 20009.
Book Discussion on The Battle for God
Ms. Armstrong spoke about her book The Battle for God, published by Knopf. The book focuses on the nature of fundamentalist movements in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, among others, and the relation between fundamentalism and political and social turmoil. She also examined the cultural and economic roots of fundamentalist extremism. After her remarks she answered questions from the audience.194 views