Inaugural Symposium of the Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr. Initiative on ‘Religious Freedom and Its Implications’ feat. Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi and Reverend J. Brent Walker. Moderated by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Please note: This video only contains the portions of Dr. Yasir Qadhi’s speech and his answers to the symposium entitled ‘Inaugural Symposium of the Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr.
Initiative on Religious Freedom and Its Implications’, held at Harvard University on 1st May 2014.
If you would like to watch the entire symposium with the
speeches by the Christian and Jewish representatives
please follow the link below that will take you to Harvard’s Hutchins Center video archive.
The complete symposium can be found here:
Despite the increase of multiculturalism in western lands Muslims along with other minority communities face many challenges and sometimes even discrimination.
There are also those within the faith that have become isolationist in a pluralistic society and even those who spread hatred and hate-speech towards the other.
How can we go about building diverse religious groups in our communities to create a better more peaceful future and what should be the role of faith institutions and faith leaders in building these bridges.
In this intellectually insightful lecture delivered at Harvard University Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi tackles the subject of ‘Religious Freedom and its Implications’ addressing the problems of interfaith dialogue in America.
The lecture is followed by an open Q&A session.
Recorded 1st May 2014