Faiths and Poverty Alleviation: Tony Blair 
Faiths and Poverty Alleviation: Tony Blair
by Yale / Miroslav Volf
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Date Added: December 25, 2009

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Tony Blair, Howland Distinguished Fellow at Yale, delivers a class lecture on the impact faith and globalization can have on poverty alleviation.

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The impact of religious faith is profound in a world where political, economic, and social spheres are increasingly interconnected. Intentional and sustained reflection on the crucial issues of faith and globalization can lead to the kind of reconciliation and peaceful coexistence that life in the 21st century demands.



Yale, in collaboration with the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, launched the Faith and Globalization Initiative in the Fall of 2008 as a three-year effort to conduct dialogue as a way of considering these essential issues. The website will explore a variety of topics and issues -- in the classroom, in formal lectures and informal conversation, and through research, speeches, conferences, and the Internet.

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