Living Our Faith
This past spring, members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
at George Mason University in Virginia focused on religious behavior
from a variety of perspectives and highlighted many of the contemporary
issues in the struggle to live their faith. Topics included:
Is Democracy Safe from Religion?
Led by a GMU professor from the School of Public Policy.
What is the Humanist Perspective on Religious Behavior in America?
Led by a biomedical researcher and member of the Board of Directors,
American Humanist Association.
The Impact of Faith-Based Politics on the Separation of Church
Led by a member of Americans United for the Separation of Church and
What is the Significance of Judaism in American Politics?
Led by a local Rabbi.
How Can We as a Civil Society Accommodate Militant Fundamentalists?
Led by a Bishop from the Washington, DC Diocese.
What is the Role of Religious Organizations in Meeting Human Needs?
Led by the executive director, Coalition on Human Needs.
How Does Islam Accommodate American Society?
Led by a member of the Dulles Area Muslim Society.
How Can We Resolve Religious Conflicts?
Led by a GMU professor from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and