Meredith to Host Religion & Economy Discussion
How have people of faith responded to the economic downturn? On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Meredith College’s Center for Women, Ethics, and Public Life will host a panel discussion to explore this question.
The Religion and the Economy Panel Discussion will be held at 4 p.m. in Ledford 101.
Panelists representing a variety of faiths will speak on the issue of religion and economy, discussing how each faith speaks to the issue of wealth, charitable giving, and other economic issues. The panel will also talk about how their communities have handled the recent economic downturn.
Scheduled speakers are the following:
•Rabbi Lucy Dinner, Temple Beth Or;
•Richard Hill, Director of Financial Freedom Ministry, Crossroads Fellowship Church;
•Jahar Asad, Founder and President of Muslims In Action Outreach Center ;
•Dr. Mike Broadway, Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics, Shaw University Divinity School; and
•Fr. David McBriar, O.F.M., Ph.D., St. Francis of Assisi.
The panel discussion is free and open to the public. Students can receive convocation credit for attending.
For more information on the Center for Women, Ethics, and Public Life, visit www.meredith.edu/cwepl .
Date Submitted: 2009-10-29