Faith in the Modern World Panel – The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature – Dubai
Event No. 54
Are we losing faith?
Our panel of high-profile writers investigate what we gain from understanding the spiritual side of life. Religion is and always has been an emotive and provocative aspect of human life – what answers can we find in it as we look to tomorrow?
Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk and bestselling author of A Monk’s Guide to Happiness, who teaches meditation and specialises in providing non-religious mindfulness training.
Lesley Hazleton is an award-winning journalist, historian, blogger and author of The First Muslim.
Mitch Albom is an internationally bestselling author, screenwriter, playwright and award-winning journalist, whose books include Have a Little Faith.
Omar Saif Ghobash is the Assistant Minister for Cultural Affairs, and author of the acclaimed Letters to a Young Muslim.
Language: English with simultaneous Arabic translation