Part of the IFC’s 2017 Two-Day Symposium on Religious and Political Disagreement
Friday, April 21, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
St. Olaf College, Tomson Hall 280
In his lecture, Mitri Raheb will present several theses based on the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as well as his personal experience:
- How political disagreements can turn quickly into religious disagreements and the danger of such developments.
- How religion is being misused as a tool by different parties either to keep in power or to get to power.
- How opposing views in politics and religion are silenced.
- The importance of a new spirituality based on religious and political diversity, freedom, a culture of life, and creative resistance for both the political and religious life.