Interfaith Perspectives (Session 1)

Vincent Depaigne discusses Europe’s history of religious persecution and the role of the state in religious conflict. Ryosho Shoji talks about religion and the increase of secularism in Japan.


Vincent Depaigne, Coordinator of the Dialogue with Churches, Religions, and Philosophical and Non-confessional Organisations, European Commission

Ryosho Shoji, Director, International Relations, All Japan Young Buddhist Association, and Deputy Secretary-General, the World Fellowship of Buddhists



Shon Hopkin, Associate Professor of Ancient Scripture, Brigham Young University