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Thursday, September 10, 2020 • 11:00am • Online, via ASU Live
Join us for a livestream event as the directors of four academic centers facilitate a discussion with Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.
An international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author, and respected moral teacher, Rabbi Sacks will discuss the timely social and political implications of his latest book, Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times.
Discussants will include:
This is an inaugural events of "Conversations on Religion, Ethics and Science” or “CORES,” led by Barry Richie with support from the John Templeton Foundation.
About the speaker: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, MBE, is an international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author and respected moral teacher. He has served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth from 1991 until 2013 and as a member of the House of Lords since 2009. He was educated at Cambridge, Oxford, King’s College London, and the University of London, where he received his Ph.D. in 1982. Rabbi Sacks has been a visiting professor at universities in Britain, the United States, and Israel. He is a frequent and respected contributor to radio, television and the press in Britain and around the world, and is the author of over thirty books, including Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence, The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning, and The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations. Rabbi Sacks was awarded the prestigious Templeton Prize in 2016 in recognition of his work in affirming life’s spiritual meaning.