Harris Theater Event Video
Building Bridges: Religious Leaders in Conversation with the Dalai Lama
Presented by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on July 18th, 2011.
In this panel discussion, which was sponsored by The Theosophical Society in America, His Holiness joins various religious leaders in discussing how the world's problems can be addressed more effectively through interfaith dialogue and cooperation. The Dalai Lama joins Rabbi Michael Lerner, founding editor of the progressive Jewish interfaith magazine "Tikkun," which is dedicated to building bridges between religious and secular organizations; Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Hartford Seminary Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations; and Rev. Peg Chamberlin, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Churches in a panel discussion entitled “Building Bridges: Religious Leaders in Conversation with the Dalai Lama.” The panel was moderated by Eboo Patel, the founder and executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based international nonprofit that aims to promote interfaith cooperation.