Thinking about Religion, Belief and Politics with Talal Asad

12/8/2008; 59 minutes

Talal Asad is a socio-cultural anthropologist, renowned for his contributions and research on the phenomenon of religion and secularism, and the religious revival in the Middle East. He discusses the attempts to define religion, the shifting place of "belief" in that endeavor, and some of its implications for politics. (#15122)

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