Forgive Us Our Debts
This report examines personal, corporate, and public debt in the UK within a moral framework. (2019)
In the 31st episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. 30/01/2019
Shadi Hamid is a political scientist and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, in their Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Center for Middle East Policy. Hes also a contributing editor for The Atlantic. He’s author most recently of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World, and co–author of rethinking political Islam. This episode explores his sacred value of respecting democratic outcomes, why representational intersectional politics is making being a public Muslim a bit more complex, his love for Christian political theologian Abraham Kuyper and his contrarian tendencies.
Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.
Posted 30 January 2019
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