Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent College and its Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government’s Center for Political and Economic Thought will host the annual Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life on Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College. Registration will begin at 8 a.m.
The day’s schedule on the theme, religious liberty and the state, is as follows: 8:30 a.m., The Precarious Place of Religion in American Public Life: How Thomas Jefferson’s “Wall of Separation” Redefined Church-State Law and Policy, Daniel Dreisbach, professor, department of justice, law and society, American University; 9:30 a.m., Rethinking Religious Freedom in a Time of Great Unease, Thomas Messner, visiting fellow, The Heritage Foundation; 10:30 a.m., Religious Liberty Redefined, R.R. Reno, editor, First Things: A Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life; and 11:30 a.m., A Culture of Religious Liberty, Gerard V. Bradley, professor of law, University of Notre Dame School of Law.
All sessions are open to the public. There is no cost to attend.
Location: Fred M. Rogers Center at SVC, Latrobe
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Contact: Mary Beth McConahey
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