"Separation of Church and State in the Obama Era" with Dean Scotty McLennan
July 21, 2009 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join Dean for Religious Life Scotty McLennan, a riveting speaker, author, lawyer, professor and minister, to discuss a subject made fresh by this pivotal time in our history. Scotty will guide us through a discussion of the proper role of religion in the public arena and examine how President Obama has approached the issue thus far in his term. There will be time for Q&A.
Scotty will also be available to answer questions and sign copies of his new book, Jesus was a Liberal: Reclaiming Christianity for All. The press talks frequently about a culture war between the religious right and the secular left, but often ignores the liberal Christians between these two extremes. In Jesus was a Liberal, McLennan makes a case for Jesus as a champion of rationality, tolerance and freedom from religious authority; in other words, as a liberal..
- Joanie Belli
$15 General admission
$10 Recent Grads
To register for this event please visit the registration website.
The RSVP deadline is Thursday, July 16. Register early, as space is limited to 80 guests!
Registrants may obtain refunds until the registration deadline. Please note that we are unable to grant refunds after this date. Contact Joanie Belli to request your refund.