Karen Armstrong: Lecture and Book Launch Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Hosted by Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue
Moderator Douglas Todd
The world-renowned author, founder of the international Charter for Compassion, TED Prize winner and recipient of SFU's 2012 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue returns to Vancouver.
Date: Monday, November 17 Start Time: 7pm Doors Open: 6pm Venue: The Playhouse (600 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC) Tickets: $19.50* Seniors, youth and students: $11.50* *Tickets sold through Tickets Tonight. Surcharges not included. Can't afford to purchase a ticket? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
"At a moment of rising geopolitical chaos, the imperative of mutual understanding between nations and faith communities has never been more urgent, the dangers of action based on misunderstanding never greater. Informed by Armstrong's sweeping erudition and personal commitment to the promotion of compassion, Fields of Blood makes vividly clear that religion is not the problem." Read the full book synopsis