How can we as people orient ourselves in the world? Are we bound by a rigid system of divine order or are we free to question everything?
Author Senthuran Varatharajah can talk articulately about both extremes on the basis of a vigorous intellectual vita. Born in Sri Lanka in 1984, he came at a young age to Germany as a refugee, where he was taught German by the Jehova’s Witnesses. Both a theologist and a philosopher, he regularly explores the deepest questions of all. He is the author of multiple critically acclaimed novels, including his most recent one, “Rot (Hunger”).
A discussion of philosophy’s mission to question everything, the fascination of the Bible, why God should have every face and gender, and why homeland and “the other” are problematic categories. An evening on the beauty of thinking.
Moderation: Wolfram Eilenberger

Event data

  • Date:

    Thursday
    09. June 2022
    19:00

  • Pre Pre sale price (fees excluded) 16 € | 12 € erm. (zzgl. Gebühren)

    Eve Evening fund price 21 € | 17 € erm.

  • WDR Funkhaus
    Kleiner Sendesaal

    Wallrafplatz 5
    50667 Köln

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  • Accessibility

    • Wheelchair-accessible Available
Sponsor
Udo Keller Stiftung Forum Romanum
Sponsor
Identity Foundation
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Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung
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