Faith, politics and peace in an age of Trump

By Press Office
April 25, 2017

'Faith, Politics and Peace in the Age of President Trump' is a discussion organised by the Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association and Uniting for Peace and will take place on Thursday 27 April 2017

The meeting venue is Annandale Street Mosque (43-45 Annandale St, Edinburgh EH7 4AZ), starting at 7.00pm.

The speakers: are Professor Jolyon Mitchell (Director of Centre for Theology and Public Issues, CTPI, at the University of Edinburgh) on 'Faith and Peace-Building in a Divided World'; Imam Hassan Rabbani (Annandale Street Mosque) on the main theme; and the Rev Brian Cooper (Churches / Inter-Faith Secretary, Uniting for Peace) on 'Moral Challenges of Populism'.

More information from the Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association and Uniting for Peace (vijay@vmpeace.org).

(Ekklesia is pleased to commend this event. Our director, Simon Barrow, is on the executive committee of CTPI. Our latest book, The Jesus Candidate: Political Religion in a Secular Age, by James Paul Lusk, looks critically at the influence of the Religious Right on both sides of the Atlantic.)

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