Legacy, Jeopardy and Opportunity: The Challenges Facing the West
Dr Michael Nazir-Ali read Economics, Sociology and Islamic History at the University of Karachi, and Theology at Fitzwilliam College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He was the Bishop of Raiwind, Pakistan, then Anglican Bishop of Rochester, and is now a priest of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walshingham and Prelate of Honour to Pope Francis. From 1999 he was a member of the House of Lords where he was active in areas of national and international concern. He has both a Christian and a Muslim family background and is now President of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue.

He is the author of numerous articles on mission, ecumenism, the Anglican Communion, and relations with people of other faiths, as well as thirteen books, including Faith, Freedom and the Future: Challenges for the 21st Century (2016), Triple Jeopardy for the West: Aggressive Secularism, Radical Islamism and Multiculturalism (2012) and Conviction and Conflict: Islam, Christianity and World Order (2005).

The buffet lunch costs £5, and the number of lunch guests is restricted to 12; please contact Alex Norris at mailto:alexander.norris@sjc.ox.ac.uk to be added to the mailing list and to book a place at lunch.
Date: 2 March 2024, 12:00 (Saturday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Venue: Grandpont House, Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4LD
Speaker: Rev Dr Michael Nazir-Ali (Oxford Centre for Training, Research Advocacy and Dialogue)
Part of: Taunton Talks
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Undergraduate and postgraduate students studying either philosophy or politics, though all are welcome.
Editor: Belinda Clark