Islam, Globalization and Gender 
Islam, Globalization and Gender
by Yale / Miroslav Volf
Video Lecture 23 of 24
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Date Added: December 25, 2009

Lecture Description

Muna Abu Sulayman of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Kingdom Foundation presents a faith-based perspective on gender in the context of globalization, and specifically the head scarf debate.

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Course Description

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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