Lost in Translation: How we evaluate our actions and communicate their meaning to others

On a daily basis, people of faith are asked to explain their religious practices to others who may see no sense in them. How then do we communicate the meaning of our actions to others? What language do we use? What kinds of assumptions and ideas do we participate in in these social exchanges? And how may language impact the way we understand ourselves and our faith?

Janan Delgado is a PhD candidate in the Study of Religion at Harvard University. Prior to her doctoral work, Janan completed a MA in Near Eastern studies at NYU and a BA in Political Science at the American University in Cairo. External Event Url
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