Public Lecture on Religion and Democracy
Georgian Institute of Politics’ held a public lecture on religion and democracy with Judd Birdsall – managing director at Cambridge Institute on Religion & International Studies at Tbilisi State University.
The main questions of the lecture were the following:
Can the Georgian Orthodox church contribute to democratization and the country’s goal of Western integration? To what extent is it possible for the state and the Church to maintain harmonious relationship? What measures can we consider to positively engage the Georgian Orthodox Church in the democratization process?
* Kornely Kakachia – Executive Director of GIP