The Taliban destroys statues of Buddha, and New Yorkers denounce a Virgin Mary portrait covered in elephant dung. Both incidents speak to the unique relationship art has with religion. Join Kojo for "Culture at the Crossroads", a special discussion about art and fundamentalism in the modern world


  • Catherine Kapikian Founding director of the Henry Luce III Center for Arts and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary
  • Azar Nafisi Visiting Fellow and Director of the SAIS Dialogue, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University
  • Wendy Steiner Richard L. Fisher Professor of English and founding director of the Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania

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