Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times, a Conversation with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks - online event

Online: Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times, a Conversation with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Thursday, September 10, 2020
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Arizona MST) | via Zoom
free online registration

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, an international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author, and respected moral voice will be joined by directors of four academic centers at Arizona State University for a dynamic livestream conversation centered around the release of his latest book Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times. While lamenting the cultural and political forces that have divided Britain, America, and the wider world, Rabbi Sacks presents a remarkable vision of hope for the future. Join us as top scholars at ASU engage in meaningful discussion with one of the world’s leading public intellectuals to discuss topics around morality, religion, and politics. Register now to be a part of this timely discussion via webinar.

This event is presented in cooperation with the following academic units at ASU:

This will be the inaugural event of “Conversations on Religion, Ethics, and Science” (CORES) led by ASU Professor Barry Ritchie (Department of Physics). CORES is made possible through the support of the John Templeton Foundation in association with the Arizona Center for Christian Studies

featuring ASU faculty members:

John Carlson is interim director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University where he is also associate professor of religious studies. 

Paul Carrese is the founding director of the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. 

Paul Davies is Regents Professor of Physics at Arizona State University and award-winning author of 31 books. As Director of ASU’s Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, his research spans topics as diverse as the origin of the universe, the origin of life, time travel, the search for ET and the evolution of cancer.

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson is Regents Professor of History, Irving and Miriam Lowe Professor of Modern Judaism, and Director of Jewish Studies at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

The conversation will be moderated by Pauline Davies, Professor of Practice in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.