Friday, 16 August 2013

Faith today - what does it mean?

SOME years ago, 'faith' was seen as a virtually spent subject in the public realm, certainly in the view of its many 'cultured despisers'.

Over the past fifteen years or so, not least because of the association of religious fanaticism with the growth of post-cold war asymetric conflict, belief and beliefs have become significant talking points again - both positively and negatively.

In order to deepen dialogue, 'Faith Today' is one of the five thematic strands of Just Festival, alongside Changing World, Ethics Over Profit, Behind Closed Doors and issues pertinent to the Scottish Independence Referendum.

It is being expressed through talk and conversation, art and performance.

Read more here.

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