2015 Catherwood Lecture – Jenny Taylor

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16 April 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Agape Centre
238 Lisburn Road
Belfast, Belfast BT9 7EW

When words fail: religious literacy and post-multicultural possibilities

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How do we reach out in compassion, and avoid a tabloid- type reaction to other faiths, whilst standing up for values that are important in our society (values often derived from a Biblical faith)? Come and explore this together! Speaker: Dr Jenny Taylorjenny_taylor Jenny is a cultural analyst, journalist, author and founder of Lapido Media, a consultancy specialising in religious literacy in world affairs. Jenny has reported from areas of conflict and poverty all over Asia and Africa, deciding to specialize in Islam and secularization. She speaks and writes on the connection between faith and culture, on which she has addressed parliamentary, Commonwealth and media gatherings. From 1988 to 1994 she was the editor of GO, the magazine for Interserve. She co- authored the book Faith and Power (1998), along with Professor Lamin Sanneh of Yale, and Lesslie Newbigin. She is a member of the Evangelical Alliance’s Theological Advisory Group. 16th APRIL at 8.00 pm (Tea and coffee from 7.30pm) Venue: The Agape Centre, 238 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6GF (Served by Metro bus route 9)  
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