Globetrotting for Interfaith Harmony

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From 7:30 pm

At The Wheatley Institution

390 Hinckley Center, BYU, Provo

The Wheatley Institution / [email protected]

On February 1 at 7:30 P.M., Shaun Casey, former U.S. Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs, will present “Globetrotting for Interfaith Harmony: 3 1/2 years as the United States’ Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs.” This event is the first in a new series, “World Interfaith Harmony Week,” co-sponsored with the Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious Understanding. It will be held in the Hinckley Visitors Center and is open to the public.

Shaun Casey is director of the Berkley Center and a professor of the practice in Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. He previously was U.S. special representative for religion and global affairs and director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs. He has also held positions at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., the Center for American Progress, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Casey has written on the ethics of the war in Iraq, as well the role of religion in American presidential politics. He is the author of The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960 (2009) and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Political Theology (forthcoming, with Michael Kessler); he is writing a book on ethics and international politics tentatively titled Niebuhr’s Children. Casey holds a B.A. from Abilene Christian University, MPA from Harvard Kennedy School, and M.Div. and Th.D. in religion and society from Harvard Divinity School.

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