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, … Continue reading The Role of Justice and Ethics in Interfaith Dialogue (VIDEO)

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, … Continue reading The Problem of Religion and Justice in Levinas