In part two of the video series ‘Mythbusting Religion & Conflict’, Dr Joram Tarusarira will discuss the topic of Religion and Peacebuilding with Naomi O’Leary. Joram Tarusarira works for the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies as assistant professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding.
In the video, Tarusarira answers questions such as: ‘Is religion one of the causes of violence? Why is religion currently often used to justify violence? And what happens when it turns out there is no religious cause, as with the recent attack in Las Vegas? How can religion help to bring about peace, and what would its role then be exactly? Are you interested in the answers to these questions? Watch part two of Mythbusting Religion & Conflict.
How is it possible that an albatross doesn’t crash and die when it lands? And how come its large wings don’t break due to air resistance? That is what you would expect, according to the laws of aerodynamics. However, Professor Eize Stamhuis has discovered...
Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe
On 18 April 2019, Marije Coster will be awarded a PhD in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies for her thesis titled The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Allegiance and Authority in the Poetical Discourse of Muḥammad’s Lifetime.