Speaker: Omar Kader

IS RELIGION REALLY UNDER SIEGE IN THE US?

What should we make of recent claims that religion is somehow being driven out of the “public square”? What is the public square and what are the legal rules and—equally important—the ethical considerations governing public expression on religious issues? When should individuals, organizations, and businesses have a right to claim an exemption from neutral laws …

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DC09013: Panel: Mormons in International Relations

With its corps of missionaries and explosive growth overseas, the LDS Church is evolving from a US church to an international religion. Church members are often inclined toward careers in international relations. What are some issues that Mormons working in international relations should be prepared to address? What challenges might Mormons experience during a career …

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PEACE PROSPECTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Join two of Mormonism’s most experienced foreign policy analysts and dedicated peacemakers for a wide-ranging discussion of recent events in the Middle East, especially those related to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. What is happening today? How is the U.S.-led war with Iraq affecting the entire region? What are the biggest stumbling blocks to lasting peace? …

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