George Fox University's William Penn Honors Program invites you to join us for a special presentation featuring …
Princeton University's Robert P. George
Thursday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
George is Princeton's McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. Additionally, he is chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
George will present "Religious Liberty and the Rights of Conscience." The general public is invited. Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
"America's most influential conservative Christian thinker"
- New York Times, on George
Presentation: 'Religious Liberty and the Rights of Conscience'
At the heart of several significant public policy disputes today are issues of religious freedom and the rights of conscience. It is not, however, that some Americans profess belief in liberty and conscience and others do not. Rather, it is that Americans are divided about the meaning of freedom and conscience and what it means to respect these principles.
Professor George will explore competing understandings of religious freedom and the rights of conscience and present an argument on their bearing on contemporary issues.
About Robert P. George
George is the author or editor of numerous books in the fields of constitutional law, ethics and legal and political philosophy. Among his book titles are Conscience and its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism, What is Marriage?: Man and Women: A Defense, and Embryo: A Defense of Human Life.
Supreme Court Justice and former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan calls George “one of the nation’s most respected legal theorists.”
Attend a Private Reception with Robert George
Prospective students interested in George Fox's William Penn Honors program are invited to join us to meet the director of the program, Joseph Clair (left), and attend a 6:30 p.m. reception with Robert George in the Lindgren Gallery (located adjacent to Bauman Auditorium). To RSVP, contact Joseph at email@example.com or 503-554-2152.
About the William Penn Honors Program
George Fox’s William Penn Honors Program is an alternative liberal arts general education program for undergraduate students set to launch in the fall of 2014. Modeled on the Socratic tutorial style, it is designed to hone students’ critical thinking skills by exposing them to classical texts and using discussion as the primary mode of instruction. Graduates of the program will be prepared to engage their culture meaningfully at the deepest levels – and they will be able to do so in a humble and gracious manner from an orthodox Christian perspective.
For more information on the William Penn Honors Program, visit this link.