A conversation with scholars about religion and its stereotypes.
About the Speakers:
J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice
of Religion and Public Life. He is also the Secretary for Health Care and Social Services in the Archdiocese of Boston. His research and writing focus on ethics and foreign policy and the role of religion in world politics and in American society.
Haroon Moghul is a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding and a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University. He is a senior correspondent at Religion Dispatches and columnist at The Muslim Observer. Moghul has spoken widely on Islamic history and culture, contemporary politics in the Muslim world, and radicalism and religious identity.
Stephen Van Evera is Ford International Professor in the MIT Political Science Department. Van Evera works in several areas of international relations: the causes and prevention of war, U.S. foreign policy, U.S. security policy, U.S. intervention in the Third World, international relations of the Middle East, and international relations theory.