Where in the World is Religion? Strategies for Encountering Religious Diversity from Australia to Zimbabwe
Our inhibitions about other peoples’ religious practices or our commitments to our own constrain us from fully embracing the model of global citizenship.
You’re walking down a city street on your study abroad course and you pass a temple; the sounds and smells coming out are intriguing, but you can’t decide whether to go in because you don’t know how to conduct yourself.
A Muslim woman in a headscarf strikes up a conversation with you and invites you home to tea, but you hesitate to accept because you don’t know much about her religion and don’t want to offend anybody.
Our inhibitions about other peoples’ religious practices or our commitments to our own constrain us from fully embracing the model of global citizenship. In this session, Hal Vincent (Communications), Evan Gatti (Art History), Amy Allocco (Religious Studies), and Brian Pennington (Religious Studies) and Joel Harter (Truitt Center) will greet you over catered snacks and offer a brief informal presentation followed by a chance to answer questions relevant to your specific program and location.
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.