Transcript: Religion in a Globalizing World


01/04/2007 - Some of the nation's leading journalists and distinguished scholars gathered in Key West, Fla., in December 2006 for the Pew Forum's biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life.

Peter Berger, professor emeritus of religion, sociology and theology at Boston University, examined the globalization of religious pluralism and how the peaceful coexistence of different racial, ethnic and religious groups has become a global phenomenon. He argues that pluralism – not secularization – and the resulting emergence of religious choice is the best model for understanding religion in a globalizing world. A question-and-answer session followed his presentation.

Speaker: Peter Berger, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Sociology and Theology, Boston University

Moderator: Michael Cromartie, Vice President, Ethics & Public Policy Center

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