"Secularizations/Post-secularization, Globalization, and Poverty" with Professor Jose Casanova of Georgetown University

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 5:30pm
0014 Westbrook

Jose Casanova, a world-renown scholar in sociology and religion at Georgetown University, will speak on "Secularizations/Post-secularization, Globalization, and Poverty" as the second speaker in the Religions and Public Life speaker series sponsored by the Religions and Public Life Initiative at Duke University.

The six-part series features leaders who bridge the academic and faith communities. They will address the intersection of religion and social issues at local and global levels.

Casanova is a professor at the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, and is the head of Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs. He is the author of Public Religions in the Modern World and has contributed multiple essays in important volumes pertaining to issues of globalization, religion, and secularity/post-secularity. 

The Religions and Public Life Initiative is co-sponsored by Duke Divinity School, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.

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