In the 2013 Milton K. Wong Lecture, one of America’s leading political philosophers and public intellectuals revisits the case she made 20 years ago in Democracy on Trial, (originally broadcast as the 1993 Massey Lectures).
Drawing on examples from America and other parts of the world, Jean Bethke Elshtain explored the politics of race, ethnicity, and gender identity in an attempt to open up a dialogue and move us beyond sterile sectarian disputes. Like Democracy on Trial, Democracy on Trial Revisited will generate wide debate and controversy.
Starting in January 2013 (if not sooner), we will be posting relevant articles, blogs, podcasts and other resources, and supporting an online dialogue, on the role of religion in a secular society.
The 2013 Milton K. Wong Lecture will also focus on the role of religion in a secular society and will be held at UBC in Spring 2013 (and recorded for broadcast on the CBC Radio One program IDEAS).
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