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Roundtable: Religion, Faith and International Security

Roundtable: Religion, Faith and International Security
Velma Anne Ruth - Wed Mar 13, 2013 @ 11:25PM
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Universal Peace Federation

with special consultative NGO status to the UN Economic and Social Council 

March 13, 2013

 

 

Moderator: Dr. Douglas M. Johnston – President, International Center for Religion & Diplomacy

 

Participants:

- Ambassador Dr. Mohammed Alhussaini Alsharif - Chief Representative, League of Arab States

- Mr. Partogi Samosi – Counselor, Protocol and Consular Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

- Mr. James Patton - Executive Vice President, International Center for Religion & Diplomacy

- Dr. Michael L. Mickler - Professor of Church History, Unification Theological Seminary (via skype)

- Dr. Andrew M. Wilson - Professor of Biblical Studies, Unification Theological Seminary (via skype)

- Ms. Velma Anne Ruth - President, Independent Review

- and additional guests 

 

 

Selected references: 

 

- Report on the role of women in religious peacebuilding. This was a symposium hosted by the United States Institute of Peace, the World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD), and Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

- Kicking the Secularist Habit: A Six-Step Program - By David Brooks 

- Faith-Based Diplomacy: An ancient idea newly emergent - By Brian Cox and Daniel Philpott

- The UN System and Religious Actors in the Context of Global Change - By Josef Boehle 

- How Religious Leadership Can Help Bring Peace And Justice To The Middle East - By Suhail Kahn 

 

 

www.upf.org

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