Religion and Faith in a Plural World

Tom Brokaw moderated a panel discussion titled “Why God?  Understanding Religion and Faith in a Plural World,” which was… read more

Tom Brokaw moderated a panel discussion titled “Why God?  Understanding Religion and Faith in a Plural World,” which was held in conjunction with the inauguration of the University of Notre Dame’s new president, Reverend John Jenkins. World leaders, faculty members, and students spoke about cultivating peace in a world torn by religious conflict. The panelists discussed how religion and faith apply to the political challenges of the 21st Century.

The panel included Oscar A. Cardinal Rodríguez, S.D.B., Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, nationally renowned architect of efforts to build bridges between Muslims and the West, founder of the American Society for Muslim Advancement and Imam of New York City’s largest mosque; Naomi Chazan, professor of political science and African studies at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a former member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, and a three-decade participant in the Israeli-Palestine peace process; and the Hon. John C. Danforth, former U.S. Senator from Missouri and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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188996-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
South Bend, Indiana, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2005

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  • Nov 24, 2005 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 2005 | 11:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2005 | 3:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2005 | 2:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
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