Phillip Blond debates at Radio 3's "Free Thinking" Festival, November 7th
ResPublica's Director will be participating in Radio 3's ideas festival, Free Thinking, taking place in Gateshead November 5-7. This series of lectures, debates, interviews and performances will be recorded in front of a live audience, for broadcast during the station's "Night Waves" slot in subsequent weeks.
Phillip Blond will be discussing "Global Religion" in a debate to be held on the afternoon of Sunday, November 7th. This will consider religion from a political, theological and international perspective, and respond to such questions as:
- Are world religions possible?
- Is Christianity is essential to Europe?
- Is it possible to understand Europe without reference to Christianity?
- Is Europe out of step with the rest of the world in its attitudes toward religion?
- Does the primacy of religion elsewhere world mean the world is in for