Dr. Scott Atran will deliver the first keynote address for the Ableson Religious Reconciliation Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the USAO Ballroom. Atran is an anthropologist who has interviewed and lived among known terrorists in order to better understand what drives a person to become violent in the name of religion. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (405) 574-1362.
Is religion a biological urge? What makes a belief sacred? What motivates a person to kill in the name of God?
These are just a few of the questions that will be addressed by Dr. Scott Atran when he delivers the keynote address for the first Ableson Religious Reconciliation Lecture beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the USAO Ballroom at the University of Science and Arts.
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