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Experts Explore Religious Conflict and Peacemaking

The 17th annual IRLA Meeting of Experts begins August 10 at Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. The international group of 19 scholars, attorneys and religious freedom advocates will explore a critical question: How can people with deep religious or philosophical differences live together without violence? Through an intensive four-day series of presentations and discussions the IRLA experts will examine faith-based diplomacy, mediation, justice, and the art of peacemaking in a complex and changing world. For daily updates, go to