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Join us for a discussion of the complexities involved when discussing and living the relationship between religion/faith and violence. We will explore, among other topics, the violences targeted at religious groups and the violences claimed to be committed in the names of religious groups.

Panelists include:

Roger C. Barnes, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology, University of the Incarnate Word

Sajida Jalalzai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Religion Department, Trinity University

Simran Jeet Singh, Ph.D., Visiting Professor at Union Seminary (New York City, NY) and Host of Spirited.

Derick Wilson, D.Phil., Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, St. Philip’s College; Reader Emeritus in Education and Restorative Practices, Ulster University (Northern Ireland)

The event will begin with a short reception running from 4:00-4:30p.

The discussion will run from 4:30-6:30p.

Co-Sponsors include: The Community Relations Council, the Jewish Federation of San Antonio, and the Faith-Based Initiative, Human Services, City of San Antonio.