Dr. George Rupp: Passionate Conviction and Inclusive Community

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Dr. George Rupp: Passionate Conviction and Inclusive Community

Time: September 17, 2013 from 2pm to 3pm
Location: Tokyo
City/Town: Mitaka, Tokyo
Website or Map: http://www.icu.ac.jp/en/20130…
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: International Christian University
Latest Activity: Jan 22, 2016

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George Rupp sketches a contrast between passionate conviction that claims absolute authority in shaping public life and secular individualism that regards religion as a matter of private preference and therefore calls for tolerance of all views. He shows how neither of the positions in this standoff is tenable in an increasinglyinterdependentworld. Over against both of these positions, he argues for a form of commitment that appeals to publicly accessible authorities and a sense of community that aspires to be inclusive. ICU 60th Anniversary Project Lecture.

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