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Religion & the Presidential Election
Monday, October 29, 2012, Noon - 1 pm
Location: Room 170
The J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Christian Legal Society, and the Federalist Society are excited to co-sponsor a two-person panel discussion focusing on how faith and religion have affected the 2012 presidential race. The panel participants are Professor Francis Beckwith (Professor of Philosophy & Church-State Studies at Baylor University) and Mr. Ken Driggs (DeKalb County Public Defender).
Professor Beckwith has published numerous articles and books on various issues regarding religion, politics, etc., including the 2002 book The New Mormon Challenge: Responding to the Latest Defenses of a Fast-Growing Movement. Click here for Professor Beckwith's full bio.
Mr. Driggs, a criminal defense lawyer in the Atlanta area, has written extensively about Mormon and legal history topics, including several articles about Fundamentalist Mormons. He is the author of the 2000 book Evil Among Us: The Texas Mormon Missionary Murders.
Each panelist will provide opening remarks (about 10 minutes each) with the remaining time (40-50 minutes) open to questions from the audience.
**Please note that this is not a political event and none of the sponsoring organizations endorse any political party or candidate.**
Free pasta, garlic bread, drinks, and desserts will be provided.
Contact : Clint Tankersley
E-mail: catank84@E R A S Egmail.com
Category : Students