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Final Westminster Faith Debate: Religion in Public Life


Tony Blair, Charles Moore and Rowan Williams in conversation

23 July 12

On 24 July former Prime Minister the Rt Hon Tony Blair, writer and former Daily Telegraph editor Charles Moore, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be talking about ‘Religion in Public Life’.

Visit Lambeth Palace or Tony Blair Faith Foundation to access the live streaming of the event tomorrow, 17:30 BST.

This conversation will mark the end of the series of public debates which have been organised by Professor Linda Woodhead, the Rt Hon Charles Clarke and Dr Rebecca Catto from Lancaster University, funded by the AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme, with the assistance of the think tank Theos.

Westminster Faith Debate speakers have included academics such as Professor Kim Knott and public figures such as Richard Dawkins and Baroness Julia Neuberger. The series has received extensive media coverage including the BBC Today Programme, Big Questions, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Guardian, Daily Mail and Evening Standard.

View the debates at: http://www.religionandsociety.org.uk/faith_debates

“The Westminster Faith Debates have been the most interesting and successful attempt I can remember to talk about what all people believe and why this really matters. Essential for anyone who wants to understand Britain today, and tomorrow.” Andrew Brown, The Guardian

“This series has been extremely successful in raising the level of public debate about religion, on topics of great importance for our national life.” The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Attorney General

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