Religion and Politics in the 21st Century: Tradition, Heritage, Challenges - Foundation Office United Kingdom and Ireland
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2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation which gives us the opportunity to take a look back and see how the the politics of religion have evolved since then. Nowadays, the share of people feeling affiliated with a specific religious group is declining in Britain and
other countries in Western Europe. The share of Christians is lower than ever, especially among young people, as the 2011 census showed.
However we also witness a revival of the debate surrounding religion and how religious freedom stands in relation to other human rights. This conflict is intensified by the clash between secular societies and others in which religion is seen as a moral guideline for life and
In these critical times, join us for a discussion with senior political figures from the UK, Germany, Austria, and Australia.
Dr Günter Krings, Member of the German Parliament
Ansgar Heveling, Member of the German Parliament
Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of Australia
Dr Martin Eichtinger, Austrain Ambassador to the UK
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