Preceding the inaugural lecture of Dr Grube a conference about religious diversity took place on 24 September at the Auditorium of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The conference was titled ‘Religious Diversity: Philosophical Perspectives’. Among the visitors were friends and colleagues of Grube as well as a delegation from the Queen's Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham.
|centre: Dr C.R.B. Karrer-Grube, wife of Dr D.-M. Grube|
|second from left: Prof Dr F. Enns|
|right: Prof Dr W. van der Merwe|
|Rector Magnificus Vinod Shubramanian|
|Prof Dr W. Janse and Prof Dr D.-M. Grube|
|Prof Dr Nicholas Wolterstorff|
In the afternoon, presided by Professor Willie van der Merwe, the American philosopher and pragmatist, also 'Doktorvater' of Grube, Professor Joseph Margolis (Temple University, Philadelphia) brought 'Uncertain Musings about the State of the World and Reflections on Religion's Contribution'.
|Prof Dr Joseph Margolis|