The Role of Justice and Ethics in Interfaith Dialogue (VIDEO)

I gave a talk down in Nashville recently with a group called the Family of Abraham, a multi-faith organization that formed in response to intense religious intolerance following the attempt to ban shariah law in Tennessee.  The local newspaper in Nashville, the Tennessean wrote a nice piece on the event, which you can read here, …

The Problem of Religion and Justice in Levinas

Levinas brings the issue of justice to bear on philosophy in a radical new way compared to the phenomenologists and moral philosophers of his time. The famous philosopher of alterity and the other, the Jewish prophet of post war avant-garde France, Levinas’ contribution to ethics as based on the ontology of being is essential. Basically, …