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Ansari Institute program manager offers invocation during Notre Dame's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day luncheon

Author: Josh Stowe

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Asmaa El Messnaoui, program manager for the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, offered the opening invocation during the University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day luncheon on Monday, January 26, drawing on Islamic teaching  to underscore the importance of practicing diversity and inclusion and treating others with dignity and respect.…

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Catholic and Muslim leaders champion interfaith dialogue, learning at Notre Dame event

Author: Josh Stowe

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Members of different faith traditions can learn from each other through civil discourse that respects real differences, prominent Catholic and Muslim leaders said during a Nov. 20 interfaith dialogue at the University of Notre Dame. The conversation, which featured Cardinal Blase J. Cupich…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me: Why Governments Discriminate Against Minorities

Time: Tue Feb 25, 2020, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Hesburgh Center C103

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In his book Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me: Why Governments Discriminate Against Minorities (Cambridge University Press, 2020), Jonathan Fox, Yehuda Avner Professor of Religion and Politics at Bar-Ilan University, examines the causes of government-based religious discrimination (GRD) against 771 minorities in 183 countries over a 25-year period, while offering possible reasons for why some minorities are discriminated against more than others.…

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