Military Chaplaincy in Comparative Perspective

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Military Chaplaincy in Comparative Perspective

‪IPS organized a video-conferencing session on the topic of ‘Military Chaplaincy in Comparative Perspective’ with Professor Torkel Brekke of the University of Oslo on February 17, 2016.

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IPS organized a video-conferencing session on the topic of ‘Military Chaplaincy in Comparative Perspective’ with Professor Torkel Brekke of the University of Oslo on February 17, 2016.

Dr. Brekke is studying the frameworks and arrangements that various ‪‎military organizations around the world have adopted to take care of ‪‎religious needs of military.

The ‪research reiterated the worth and significance of ‪religion in human lives and underscored the need to be acknowledge and taken care of. It was also felt that role of ‪‎chaplains in public institutions was expanding in scope and effectiveness and has generally emerged as a peace-builder.

The session was chaired by Professor Dr Anis Ahmad, vice chancellor, Riphah International University and member IPS-National Academic Council. The participants were close IPS associates, former and serving military officers and religious scholars.

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