The Right Time
For thousands of years, religion has often served to set neighbor against neighbor, nation against nation, often with violent, intractable results. Today, in a small world deeply inter-connected by technology, global markets, and mobility, it is imperative to respect and collaborate with others. From global business to multireligious workplaces and multicultural families, interest in new ways to understand “the other” is rising.
The University approach—intellectually rigorous, compassionate and curious – will explore historic traditions and embrace ideas on the edge. It is time to respond to the real challenges of a world where the rich diversity of ideas, practices, and convictions confronts us every day.