Samia Huq discusses links between religion and human flourishing

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Samia Huq is a professor of anthropology at BRAC University in Bangladesh and serves as a lead author for Chapter 16 – Religious Communities, Ideas and Practices. In this interview, she explains how in the past, religion has been thought to impede human flourishing in modernization philosophy or has been left out of the conversation entirely. She discusses the importance of considering how religion can facilitate social progress, including with respect to the empowerment of women.