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Reconstructing Religious Liberty in a Time of Religious and Secular Extremes
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN
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Reconstructing Religious Liberty in a Time of Religious and Secular Extremes
How can we talk about religious freedom within a politically polarized America? This conference will explore challenges to traditional narratives around religious freedom within American law and culture.  

Join internationally renowned scholars and speakers for this one-day event, Friday, October 20, 2023. Hosted on the campus of Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tenessee.

Featured speakers and panelists include:

* David French, political and legal commentator and opinion columnist for the New York Times.

* Professor Samuel Perry, award-winning scholar of conservative Christianity and American politics, and co-author of "The Flag and the Cross."

* Dr. Tobias Cremer, Junior Research Fellow, Pembroke College, University of Oxford, England, and author of "The Godless Crusade: Religion, Populism and Right-Wing Identity Politics in the West."

* Dr. Shirley Hoogstra, President, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.

* Jason Thacker, author of "The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity," and director of the research institute at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.

* Dr. Andrew Polk, an award-winning scholar of American religious history and author of "Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion."

Secure your place today by registering for this free event. For more information contact LoriBryan@nadadventist.org.

On-site event check-in starts at 8 AM on Friday, October 20, 2023.


9:00 am-9:20 am: Welcome/Intro

9:20 am-10:30 am: Plenary Speaker - David French, Op-Ed columnist, New York Times

10:40 am-11:30 am: Plenary Speaker - Dr. Samuel Perry, author of The Flag and the Cross

11:40 am -12:30 pm: Panel Discussion - Digital Hatred: the Polarization of Identity Politics

12:45 pm-1:45 pm: LUNCH

2:00 pm-2:40 pm: Plenary Speaker - Dr. Tobias Cremer, Junior Research Fellow, University of Oxford

2:50 pm-3:40 pm: Panel Discussion - The Long View: Lessons from the History of Religious Extremism

3:50 pm-4:40 pm: Plenary Speaker - Dr. Shirley Hoogstra, President, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities


Southern Adventist University (View)
Collegedale Church, 4829 College Dr East
Collegedale, TN 37315
United States


Education > Conventions
Education > Panel
Other > Political
Other > Spiritual

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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