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September 29 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Richard Amesbury, "Framing the Circumcision Debate: Bodily Integrity vs. Religious Freedom"

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Room 128
  • Open To The Public
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Description

A scholar of religious ethics and religion and political thought, Richard Amesbury holds the chair in Theological Ethics at the University of Zurich, where he also heads the Institute for Social Ethics. His current book project, Secular State and Religious Nation (under contract with Columbia University Press), examines political uses of the secular-religious distinction in contemporary American culture.

Lunch will be provided.
 

See attachments for background readings.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights

Attachments

PDF icon j_med_ethics-2013-svoboda-469-74.pdfPDF icon german_court_rules_against_circumcising_boys_-_the_new_york_times.pdf

Contact Information

Barbara Mianzo

barbara.mianzo@yale.edu

203-432-7480


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