Religion is Indispensable in Development

christian-aidA panel of academics and international development experts met in Whitehall last night to discuss the role of religion in international development and lifting the world’s poorest people out of poverty.

Loretta Minghella, Chief Executive of Christian Aid, who immediately stated her belief that the benefits of religious involvement in development far outweigh the dangers.

“If we’re serious about development and not just giving things away, but actually engaging with people’s whole lives and their wellbeing, then we have to engage with their faith. The question is, how do we do that effectively for the best kind of development?” she asked.

Read more.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s